5267: 1970's Deadstock Japanese Wool Blend Tsumugi Fabric, 1.5yds

5267: 1970's Wool Blend Tsumugi Fabric, half-yard view

Catalog# 5267

1970's  Japanese Textiles:
Deadstock Tsumugi (pongee) 
95% Wool Blend Kimono Fabric

Width:14.5 inches / 37cm
Length: 1.5yds /1.37m

US$8.00 per 1.5yd

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Item Details and Description

This is a high quality 1970's light-medium weight deadstock tsumugi (pongee)wool blend (new but unsold stock) used for making a woman's kimono. Sold in 1.5yards(1.37m) lengths.

Pedigree: This is what is called deadstock -- new/never used but aged, usually from store or company inventory or recyclers. Rolls such as this were turned in to recyclers by businesses or families in the past within Japan; This one is 95% Japanese wool, tightly woven (worsted feel) with slight textured feel (not rough); 5%Nylon; Original roll (still available) is 11.5m (about 12yds); still in  original bindings and labels, Label listed as "Mingei"(Folk Art) Shumi(Hobby) Tsumugi(Pongee).

Description: The fabric design is mostly on one side but parts of interweave are visible on reverse; background is very dark blue, one shade less than navy blue in regular room light; designs are red (with some off-white), of type designs found commonly in older Japanese traditional kasuri (ikat) -- but this fabric is NOT kasuri dyed; Kasuri-type designs: arrows, various marks, running evenly in rows configuration length-wise. Our pictures are taken from lengthwise being top to bottom.

Condition: EXCELLENT, remarkable condition for it's age, Like new.

If you want the whole roll at a discount, please write us before ordering by way of our web message page HERE (this message form is not secure so please no private info , just your name, email and billing/shipping address; we'll send customized secure order page link with your price quotation for whole roll).

Regular price $ 0.00 Sale price $ 8.00

5267: 1970's Deadstock Japanese Wool Blend Tsumugi Fabric, 1.5yds