5255: 1960s Japanese Silk Bolt, (14.2yds | 13m) Tango Chirimen (crepe)
Vintage/Antique Japanese Textiles:
14 Yards 1960's Japanese Silk Bolt
Rare Special Tango Chirimen (crepe)
US$55.00 (plus shipping)
Item Details and Description
Fabric History/Pedigree: Found in original bindings and original makers mark; From Kyoto area of Japan, deadstock (old but unused in original bindings), special type of weave called Tango Chirimen (click touch here for details on Tango Chirimen); Very high quality silk for dyeing purposes.
Fabric Description: High quality light-weight tightly woven silk from Kyoto region used by fabric dyers. Small patterns of stylized Japanese maple leaves about half inch wide evenly throughout (see close-ups).
Fabric Type: Tango Chirimen Dyeing Silk.
Measurements(bolt): Width: 13.75" / 34.9 cm inches ; Length: 14.2 yards/13m ; Motif tiny leaves measure 7/16th inch (.438") | 1.1cm at widest (across).
Colors: Light ivory with slight tan aspect. Our pictures of close-ups are tad darker than fabric looks in room light; first picturee of full folded bolt better renders the actual color.
Condition: Remarkably clean, excellent condition for its age.
Cultural Notes: This kind of silk is used by kimono makers in the dyeing stage of making fabrics for kimonos.
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