Vintage Japanese Kimono Fabrics by Pieces: Japanese Textile Silk Fabrics

5318: 1950's Japanese Silk Fabric,Ladies Kimono Fabric, dollmakers

5318 1950s silk fabrics, close-up #01

Catalog #5318
Vintage Japanese Textiles:

 1950's Japanese Silk Piece

Ladies Silk Kimono Fabric by yard
Kamon (tiny motifs) Type
For dollmakers, small projects

From Arai-Hari, Special Kimono Cleaners in Japan

Width:13.5 inches / 34.3 cm

Length: 1 yard  / .91 m

US$10.00 per yard 

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Item Details and Description

Fabric History/Pedigree: 1950's, derived from used lady's  silk kimono; taken apart and cleaned in Japan by Arai-Hari (specialty kimono cleaners in Japan); Received partial bolt; designs shown are continuous. 

Fabric Type: Light-weight silk, slight drape with background being black; non-sheen, light textured to touch but not quite chirimen; printed, designs on one side only.

Measurements: Width= 13.5 inches / 34.3cm ; Length= 1 yard (.91m) per piece; tiny flowers and leaves, all less than 1/4 (.25") inch (6.35mm) diameter, see close-ups.

Colors: background is black, motifs are off-white-gray and some flowers have red or mustard accents(barely visible, so small).

Motifs: Tiny small flowers with leaves; consistent throughout.

Condition: Excellent

NOTE: Multiple lengths ordered will be sent in one uncut piece.

Suitable for doll-makers or small motif textile arts uses, quilting.

$ 10.00

5318: 1950's Japanese Silk Fabric,Ladies Kimono Fabric, dollmakers