Vintage Japanese Kimono Fabrics by Pieces: Japanese Textile Silk Fabrics

5320: 1950's Japanese Chirimen Silk Kimono Fabric by yard, Chrysanthemums

5320 Vintage Chirimen Silk close-up #01

Catalog #5320
Vintage Japanese Textiles:

 1950's Japanese Chirimen Silk
Komon (small size) Designs
Ladies Silk Kimono Fabric by yard

Chrysanthemums

Width:13.75 inches / 34.9 cm

Length: 1 yard  / .91 m

US$10.00 per yard 

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Item Details and Description

Fabric History/Pedigree: 1950's fabric, deadstock (like new, never used from another era) for use in making higher end lady's  silk kimono; 100% Japanese silk; Received as bolt; designs shown are continuous.

Fabric Type: Light-weight chirimen (crepe) silk, slight drape with background being creamy tan; non-sheen, textured to touch; printed, designs on one side only.

Measurements: Width = 13.75 inches (34.9cm) ; Length= 1 yard (.91m) per piece; hexagonal shapes are 1.75"(4.5cm)  wide X 2" (5.1) tall; largest chrysanthemums are less than 3/4" (1.9cm). see close-ups.

Colors: background is creamy tan with pastel greens, mustards and reds(flowers); boundaries of hexagonal shapes are in tiny dotted lines which are dark pastel green.

Motifs: Chrysanthemums inside of hexagonal shapes aligned in geometric grid; 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

5320: 1950's Japanese Chirimen Silk Kimono Fabric by yard, Chrysanthemums