5246: (SOLD)Vintage 1970's Japanese Yukata Salesmans Sampler Pack, 15pcs lot

5246: 1970s Kimono Salesman Yukata Sampler, full view

Vintage Japanese Textiles: 

Vintage 1970's Japanese Salesperson's
Yukata Sampler Pack
15pcs 
SOLD

15 different panel designs
15"x 20"
(38.1cm x 50.8cm) 

Catalog# 5246

US$45.00 (plus shipping)

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Item Details and Description

Fabric History/Pedigree: 1970's-1980's  or earlier Japanese cotton kimono(yukata)  fabric salesperson's sampler pack, with 15 different panels of 15"x 20" (38.1cm x 50.8cm) long for each panel.

Fabric Description:  Cotton kimono fabrics originally used as sampler by kimono salespersons.
Fabric Type: Light-Medium weight cotton.  
Colors: Indigo and dark blues with very light blueish white backgrounds (see close-ups).
Motifs: Varied traditional motifs, fifteen different ones.
Condition: Excellent.
Cultural Notes:  Kimono salespersons in Japan used these fabric sampler packs to show customers the different fabrics that were available to them in ordering a custom-made yukata.
$ 45.00

5246: (SOLD)Vintage 1970's Japanese Yukata Salesmans Sampler Pack, 15pcs lot