5255: 1960s Japanese Silk Bolt, (14.2yds | 13m) Tango Chirimen (crepe)

5255: 1960s 14yds Japanese Tango Chirimen close-up2

Vintage/Antique Japanese Textiles: 

14 Yards 1960's Japanese Silk Bolt
Rare Special Tango Chirimen (crepe)
Dyeing Silk

Catalog# 5255 

US$55.00 (plus shipping)

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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.
Regular price $ 0.00 Sale price $ 55.00

5255: 1960s Japanese Silk Bolt, (14.2yds | 13m) Tango Chirimen (crepe)