Fine Vintage Japanese Kimono Silk Fabric Pieces
5 Pounds Bundle (55-65 Pieces)
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Great for quilters, crafts, designers, textile artists: We have accumulated these high-quality fine kimono silk pieces and make them available from time to time in addition to our other by-pound vintage kimono bundles.
These pieces are vintage silk fabric pieces taken from various Japanese vintage silk kimonos from the 1930s to 1980s; only a few silk blends. Pieces are of varying sizes, with largest ones being one yard or so in length and various widths averaging 14 inches (17.77 cm - 35.56 cm), lengths vary from 14 inches to about 1.5yds (76.2 cm to about 1.37 m.)
There are many different motifs, all traditional Japanese designs and include sleeves, parts of kimono garments (a few collars etc) and there are around 55 to 65 different pieces in each 5-pound package (count varies due to different sizes pieces in each order); Sometimes we will include a few other extra fabric pieces, such as muslin or synthetic, but only if they are exceptionally beautiful; but great majority are silk and silk blends. Mix includes some or all of these special type antique silks: kinsha, shibori, meisen, chirimen & oshima tsumugi when on hand.
Count varies as each package contains differing size fabrics; sold by weight, 5 lbs.
ABOUT THE PICTURES: Note that pictures here are of a sample bundle recently packed, These are to show the great variety of patterns, designs, and colors.
IMPORTANT NOTE: Remember that each package is unique and packed at the time of shipment. Primary picture here is the whole 5 pounds, some spread out, rest in piles; Other pictures are various close-ups of a recent package, representative of the wide mix of designs, colors, and types in each five-pound package.