5316: SOLD Japanese Vintage Yukata Deep Indigo Blue Fabric, 1 yd, butterflies, mon(crest)

5316 indigo yukata fabric, butterflies,one yard view

Catalog# 5316

Japanese Vintage Yukata Deep Indigo Blue Fabric, 1 yd
Small Butterflies-in-flight w/ mon(crest)

Width: 14" / 35.6 cm

Length: 1 yard / 91cm

US$7.00 per piece
(USA Shipping Free under 1 pound)

Item Details and Description:

  • Fabric History/Pedigree:   light-weight deadstock yukata cotton (new but unsold stock) estimated from the 1960's-70's;This is a cotton used to make a summer kimono (called a yukata); not the thinner bathhouse type fabric; Acquired in 9 yards uncut partial bolt. multiple yardage will be sen uncut.
  • Fabric Description: This is an interesting motif of tiny butterflies (largest is .75inches / 2cm across; smallest is 3/8 inch /1cm across) with a 2 or 3 family crests (mon) per yard; The crest(mon) resembles the kanji character for 'king' but not sure; In low light this looks black, but is indeed a deep dark indigo;  fabric is dyed, so patterns same on both sides.
  • Colors:   indigo and white.
  • Condition:  Excellent. 
$ 7.00

5316: SOLD Japanese Vintage Yukata Deep Indigo Blue Fabric, 1 yd, butterflies, mon(crest)