5300: 1950's Japanese Kasuri (ikat) Cotton Fabric 57 inches
Vintage Japanese Textiles:
Japanese Kimono Kasuri (Ikat)
1950's Deadstock Japanese Cotton Fabric
Width: 13.5 inches /34.3cm
Length: 57 inches / 1.42m
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Fabric Description: Deadstock(never used), Japanese vintage kasuri (ikat) cotton fabric;
Fabric Type: Kasuri (ikat), Light-Medium Weight
Colors: background is dark navy-indigo blue with motifs in pale aqua-blue (see close-ups).
Motifs: This is a common ikat pattern with light turquoise blue patterns; individual box shaped markings are under a half inch (1.2cm) square.
This is an unused Japanese country vintage fabric called kasuri (also called ikat in Southeast Asia; ) ; Kasuri is a labor-intensive process where patterns are made by pre-dyed paste resistance and varying techniques used to create the sorts of patterns seen here. Because of the methods used, authentic kasuri is usually highly expensive. More info on kasuri below:
Cultural Notes on Kasuri(ikat):
Wikipedia.org, on-line encyclopedia, defines Kasuri as:
Regular price $ 10.00 Sale price $ 7.00