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5458: Japanese 1950's Bigo Roketsu(Dyed) Cotton Yukata Fabric, by yard
Rare Vintage Deadstock
1950's Japanese Cotton Kimono (Yukata)Fabric
Authentic Fuku Brand: Bigo Roketsu (Dyed)
(Bigo is in Okayama Prefecture, East of Hiroshima)
Width: 13.75/ 34.92cm
Length: 1 yard / .91m
US$10.00 per yard
(USA Shipping Free under 4 pounds)
Item Details and Description:
Fabric History/Pedigree: Lightweight deadstock cotton (new but unsold stock) estimated from the 1950's. Bigo area is in Okayama Prefecture, east of Hiroshima, famous for pre-war kasuri and textile making. This is a post-war fabric made in the traditional Bigo dyeing process.
Fabric Description: Certified Authentic Fuku brand Bigo Roketsu dyed cotton; Interwoven tiny square grid patterns in dark navy-blue with dark chocolate and very faint light blue; Patterns same on both sides; deadstock fabric is still firm and coarse to the touch (similar to feel of older kasuri); softens with wash.(hand-wash separately, luke-warm water-- see our FAQ Pages for cleaning tips).
- Condition: Excellent. Found In labeled original maker's mark roll.
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