5239: Vintage 1960's Japanese Silk Bolt, 16 Panels Kimono Sampler Roll,12yds

5239: Japanese Kimono Sampler, View of bolt, 12yds

Vintage Japanese Textiles: 

1960's Japanese Silk Fabric Roll Kimono Sales Person's Sampler Roll 12yds(11m)
Slight Chirimen (crepe)Texture

(16  panels of different designs in one bolt)

Catalog# 5239

US$95.00 per roll (plus shipping)

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Item Details and Description

Fabric History/Pedigree: 1960's Japanese kimono fabric sales person's sampler roll, with 16 different panels;

Fabric Description: Silk roll, originally used as sampler by kimono makers and shiops.

Fabric Type: Silk, slight chirimen(crepe).

Measurements(bolt): Width: 14"/35.6cm inches ; Length: 12yds / 11m; (Panels):3 panels are 15 inches/38.1cm long, 15 panels average 30 inches/ 76.2cm long.

Colors: See closeups; mostly pastel color registers: a few darker colors

Motifs: 16  different traditional themes, many are  komon style (ie, smaller designs)

Condition: Very Good-- along selvage areas(no more than half an inch/1.3cm) on each side in the first couple yards of the start and near end of the roll,and at a few places throughout there are aging and discoloration stains at edges, but design areas of panels are all clean, good and usable; see many close-ups. Because of imperfections along the edge we are reducing price on this.

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.
Regular price $ 0.00 Sale price $ 95.00

5239: Vintage 1960's Japanese Silk Bolt, 16 Panels Kimono Sampler Roll,12yds