5238: 1960's Japanese Rinzu-damask Silk, Monju-ori weave silk fabric piece

5238: Japanese rinzu monju-ori close-up#1

Catalog# 5238

Vintage Japanese Textiles:

1960's Fine Light Pastel Pink
Silk Rinzu (Damask) Monju-ori Fabric

Width:14.25 inches / 36.2 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 kimono, deadstock (unused but old inventory); This is a Monju-ori, a specific type of rinzu (damask silk) weave.

Fabric Description:  100% fine silk with nice drape;Sold in 1 yard increments; Multiple yards will be sent as one uncut piece; Excellent condition, no holes, stains or blemished.

Fabric Type: light-weight silk, slight sheen, slight drape; higher quality  rinzu silk of 60's. Roll is labeled as "Monju-ori, 100% Silk";

Measurements: Width=14.25 inches / 36.2cm ; Length= 1 yard (91cm) units.; selvedge on each edge 1/4 inch (60mm); found deadstock in roll(12yds/11m).

Colors: Color is a very light shade of pastel creamy pink, with a hint of lavender in lower incandescent lighting; Fabric color is brighter than rendered in most of our photos -- see technical note....
 (Technical note: Most of our close-ups are intentionally low-contrast to better reveal the interwoven patterns which are very subtle, so colors and brightness vary in close-ups.)

Motifs: Interwoven traditional designs of larger flowers and fields of smaller clusters of chrysanthemums, also Japanese maple leaves extend full length of fabric.

Condition: Outstanding for its age, color still good, clean,no stains or tears. Suitable for making scarves, accessories.


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 January 11, 2017) please contact us and we'll give you a quote for discount purchase of full roll. Please include "5238" and your shipping address in your message via our web mail form HERE.

$ 10.00

5238: 1960's Japanese Rinzu-damask Silk, Monju-ori weave silk fabric piece