5320: 1950's Japanese Chirimen Silk Kimono Fabric by yard, Chrysanthemums
Vintage Japanese Textiles:
1950's Japanese Chirimen Silk
Komon (small size) Designs
Ladies Silk Kimono Fabric by yard
Width:13.75 inches / 34.9 cm
Length: 1 yard / .91 m
US$10.00 per yard
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Item Details and Description
Fabric History/Pedigree: 1950's fabric, deadstock (like new, never used from another era) for use in making higher end lady's silk kimono; 100% Japanese silk; Received as bolt; designs shown are continuous.
Fabric Type: Light-weight chirimen (crepe) silk, slight drape with background being creamy tan; non-sheen, textured to touch; printed, designs on one side only.
Measurements: Width = 13.75 inches (34.9cm) ; Length= 1 yard (.91m) per piece; hexagonal shapes are 1.75"(4.5cm) wide X 2" (5.1) tall; largest chrysanthemums are less than 3/4" (1.9cm). see close-ups.
Colors: background is creamy tan with pastel greens, mustards and reds(flowers); boundaries of hexagonal shapes are in tiny dotted lines which are dark pastel green.
Motifs: Chrysanthemums inside of hexagonal shapes aligned in geometric grid; consistent throughout.
NOTE: Multiple lengths ordered will be sent in one uncut piece.
Suitable for doll-makers or small motif textile arts uses, quilting.
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