Vintage Japanese Kimono Fabrics by Roll

5946: 1980's Deadstock Japanese Tsumugi Silk-Wool Blend, 69in.Piece

5946: silk-wool blend, 1980s Japanese kimono fabric, closeup2

Catalog# 5946

1960's  Deadstock Japanese Textiles:
   Silk-Wool Blend
Kimono Fabric by 69" Piece

Width:15 inches / 38.1 cm
Length: 69 inches / 1.75 m

Item Details and Description

This is a 1980's light-medium weight deadstock (new but unsold stock) silk - wool blend );  used for making a woman's kimono. 

Pedigree: This is what is called deadstock -- new/never used but aged, usually from store or company inventory or recyclers. Rolls such as this were turned in to recyclers by businesses or families in the past within Japan; This one is an unusual blend of Japanese silk with wool.

Description: The fabric design is intended for one side, grid of 1 inch / 25.4 mm diamond shapes with small flowers intermittently spaced throughout (see close-ups); The fabric is heavier, but fairly smooth to the touch (does not feel like worsted wool would feel in the West.

Colors:  Basic background color is a dark charcoal black with lines and figures in colonial blue.

Condition: EXCELLENT.

$ 15.00

5946: 1980's Deadstock Japanese Tsumugi Silk-Wool Blend, 69in.Piece