Miscellaneous Antique Japanese Textiles

5360 Vintage Japanese Pongee Tsumugi Silk by yard

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Catalog# 5360

1960's Deadstock  Rare Japanese Textiles:
Tsumugi (pongee) Silk Fabric
(Ikat-Kasuri Style Designs)

Width:14.5 inches / 36.8cm
Length: 1 yard / 91cm

US$15.00 per yard 

USA Shipping included, Int'l Shipping discounted under 4 pounds

Item Details and Description

This is a very high quality and rarely found 1960's-1970's light-medium weight deadstock tsumugi silk (new but unsold stock) ;Tsumugi is a pongee type silk-making process using raw silk threads; this fabric was found in whole roll .

Colors are browns and earth tones; Ikat style weaving produces the fuzzy-edged designs (see close-ups)other colors include tans hint of red within light brown stripes; Designs are traditional type seen in indigo kasuri(ikat) fabrics; This also has sparrows (swallows) in flight in addition to the stripes, bands and geometric shapes.

Condition: EXCELLENT, remarkable condition for it's age, Like new.

$ 15.00

5360 Vintage Japanese Pongee Tsumugi Silk by yard