5213 Vintage 1950's Japanese Silk Bolt, 30 Panels Sampler(11.25yds|10.3m) yokodana kimono

5213,Yokodana kimono, Samplers Roll, pic of 5 samples

Vintage Japanese Textiles: 

1950's Japanese Silk Fabric Roll Kimono Sales Person's Sampler Roll 11.25yds(10.3m)

(30  panels of different designs in one bolt)

Catalog# 5213 

US$125.00 per roll (plus shipping)

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Item Details and Description

Fabric History/Pedigree: 1950's  or earlier Japanese kimono fabric salesperson's sampler roll, with 30 different panels of 13.25"/33.6cm X 13.5"/34.9cm each.
Fabric Description: Silk roll, originally used as sampler by kimono salespersons.
Fabric Type: Silk., Kyoto, Yuuzen dyed (machine process)
Measurements(bolt): Width: 13.25"/33.6cm inches ; Length: 405 inches (11.25yds) / 10.3m
Colors: All dark color registers: colonial blues, grays,dark blues, etc. see pictures
Motifs: 30 different, all komon style (ie, very small designs)
Condition: Excellent
Cultural Notes:  Kimono salespersons in Japan used these fabric sampler rolls to show customers the different silks that were available to them in ordering a custom-made kimono.
NOTE ON PICTURES: We show here just some of the 30 designs, all others are similar in color and motifs.
$ 125.00

5213 Vintage 1950's Japanese Silk Bolt, 30 Panels Sampler(11.25yds|10.3m) yokodana kimono