5523: SOLD Deadstock Japanese Kasuri (ikat) Cotton Fabric by Yard
Vintage Japanese Textiles:
Japanese Kimono Kasuri (Ikat)
1950's Deadstock Japanese Cotton Fabric
Width: 13.75 inches /34.92cm
Length: 1 yard/ .91m
Catalog# 5523: SOLD
Shipping free under 4 pounds
Fabric Description: Deadstock never used), Japanese vintage kasuri (ikat) cotton fabric;
Fabric Type: Kasuri (ikat), Light-Medium Weight, still firm; 3 colors; This is a traditional ikat pattern with colored accents.
Colors: The background is black with motifs in pale aqua-blue, light blue-gray, and dark shade red-fuchia accents (see close-ups).
This is an unused Japanese country vintage fabric called kasuri (also called ikat in Southeast Asia; ) ; Kasuri is a labor-intensive process where patterns are made by pre-dyed paste resistance and varying techniques used to create the sorts of patterns seen here. Because of the methods used, authentic kasuri is usually highly expensive. More info on kasuri below:
Cultural Notes on Kasuri(ikat):
Wikipedia.org, on-line encyclopedia, defines Kasuri as: