5290: 1960s Japanese Kimono Salesman's Sampler Silk Roll 42 Panels

5290: 1960s Japanese Kimono Salesman's Sampler Silk Roll 42 Panels
5290 end of roll view

Vintage Japanese Textiles: 
1960's Japanese Silk Kimono Salesperson's Sampler Roll

Tango(Kyoto) Chirimen Silk 42 Panels
(Roll has Maker's Mark,Certificate,Seal)
Komon-Small Patterns
Catalog# 5290

42  panels(14"x10.5") of different designs in one roll;
all patterns are smaller scale, komon, 
popular with doll makers and DIY Crafters
 

Item Details and Description

Fabric History/Pedigree: 1960's Japanese kimono fabric salesperson's sampler roll, with 42 different panels averaging 14"/35.5 cm wide  X 10.5"/ 26.7 cm each (with half inch (1.27 cm) white bar separating panels).

Fabric Description: Silk roll, originally used as sampler by kimono salespersons; This is a chirimen crepe certified as from Kyoto, 

Fabric Type: Japanese Chirimen Silk

Measurements: Roll: Width:14"/35.5 cm wide; Length:  12.83 yards / 11.7m; each panel is 14inches / 35.5cm X 10.5inches/  26.7 cm each (with half inch / 1.27cm white bar separating panels).
Colors: Wide range of colors, see pictures.
Motifs: 42  different patterns, on one side only.

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.

5290, stamps and seal of authenticity as Tango (Kyoto) chirimen silk
100% silk stamp
--SEE PICTURES OF EACH PANEL BELOW AND ABOVE IN LISTING:
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$ 135.00

5290: 1960s Japanese Kimono Salesman's Sampler Silk Roll 42 Panels