5265: 1970's Ornate Japanese Silk Kimono Fabric,Metallic Threads 1yd
Antique-Vintage Japanese Textiles:
1970's Ornate Japanese Silk Piece
Cascade of Traditional Stylized Japanese Motifs
Lady's Silk Kimono Fabric
Metallic Threads Interwoven Throughout
Width:14.5 inches / 36.8 cm
Length: 1 yd / .91m
US$15.00 per yard
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Item Details and Description
Fabric History/Pedigree: 1970's, deadstock (like new just never used from previous period) silk; Found in full roll (Contact us for discounted price if you want whole roll);
High quality silk with extensive metallic thread interwoven throughout (gold-white gold reflectivity; Tech Note: Glitter effect does not show much in our studio pictures here, but in regular room light glitter is obvious).
Fabric Description: Classic designs in abundance on a creamy ivory background (though most of fabric is filled with designs); fabric is not a damask and has no sheen, is slightly rough to the touch.
Fabric Type: Light-Medium-weight high quality silk, minimal drape (due to abundance of the metallic threads); design on one side but back is mosaic showing extensive metallic thread and interweaving. Replete with multiple tradtional Japanese designs.
Measurements: Sold in one yard increments -- Width= 14 inches / 36.8 cm ; Length= 1 yard | .91m) in one piece; Multiple yards orders will be sent as one piece unless requested otherwise.
Colors: Background colors are creamy-ivory for empty fields(not much as most of fabric has motifs); dominant motifs are in peach, dark colonial blue,plum, rusty-burgundy and other dark burgundy hues,and dark greens, while flowers are in many colors, darks and pastels (see close-ups).
Motifs: Traditional Stylized Japanese Designs - A cascade of various shibori-look and solid or designed fields; streams, clouds, waves, multiple flower types (chrysanthemums, plum and cherry blossoms, maple leaves,pine trees/forests). Classic fullness of traditional Japanese aesthetic motifs found in higher end kimono fabrics.
Condition: Outstanding for its age, colors still strong, clean,no stains or tears.
multiple pieces now available; available yardage count shows at order button.
Suitable for framing and various creative clothing accessory designer purposes.
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