5233: 1960's Japanese, Ladies Liner-Under Kimono Fine Silk Fabric,Lgt Pink

5233 fine kimono silk by yard, close-up1

Catalog# 5233

Vintage Japanese Textiles:

1960's Fine Light Pastel Pink
Silk Under-Kimono Fabric
Nagajuban or  Ceremonial Kimono Liner Making

Width:14 inches / 35.6 cm

Length: by 1 yard  / .91m

US$10.00 
(Shipping USA free under 1 pound)

Item Details and Description

Fabric History/Pedigree: 1960's fine silk used for making women's underkimonos and liner; found in full roll, deadstock (unused but old inventory), 14.76yards (13.5m).

Fabric Description:  Very light fine silk used to make womens nagajuban(under-kimono) or liners of ceremonial kimonos; Sold by 1 yard increments; Multiple yards will be sent as one uncut piece.

Fabric Type: light-weight silk, slight sheen, slight drape; higher quality silk of 60's.
Measurements: width=14 inches / 35.6 cm ; Length= 1 yard (91cm) units. deadstock in roll(14yds).

Colors: At first glance fabric looks solid, like a very light pastel pink, but on closer examination in varying lights you see the fabric varies from whites in gradation coloring with interwoven flowers and stylized butterflies (or dandelion puffs in air) designs running full length,  designs of flower clusters repeat 3-4 approximately every yard; The flowers have very light pastel pink-white and light turquoise; colors are in subtle gradation changes for the motif flowers.
 (Technical note: Some of our close-ups are intentionally low-contrast to better reveal the interwoven patterns which are very subtle.)

Motifs: Flowers, and what appear to be either stylized butterflies and/or dandelion bulbs in flight. (see close-ups).

Condition: Outstanding for its age, colors still good, clean,no stains or tears.


NOTE: We are selling these in one yard increments, but if purchasing more than one yard, fabric is sent in one piece uncut.

If you want to buy the whole roll (as of today, 14 yds/13.4m) please contact us and we'll give you a quote for discount purchase of full roll. Please include "5233" and your shipping address in your message via our web mail form HERE.

$ 10.00

5233: 1960's Japanese, Ladies Liner-Under Kimono Fine Silk Fabric,Lgt Pink