5341: (SOLD)1960's Japanese Gion Kimono Chirimen Silk Fabric, Shibori by yard

5341 1960s furisode chirimen silk, 3/4 yard pattern repeats

Catalog# 5341

1960's Deadstock Kimono Chirimen Shibori Silk
from Gion District Kyoto
Ornate Colorful Traditional Motifs (Furisode)

Width: 14 inches / 35.6 cm

Length: 1 Yard / .91m

US$15.00 per yard 
Shipping free to USA/ Discounted Int'l under 4 pounds

Item Details and Description

Fabric History/Pedigree: 1960's  pieces derived from full deadstock 12yds | 11m bolt of kimono silk, chirimen (crepe) type with various shibori (tie-dyed) designs; intended for use in making furisode (formal) kimono; (Deadstock means old inventory which is like new, but has been in storage, never been used); Authenticated Seal: 100% Japanese silk from Gion district Kyoto; 

Fabric Description: Japanese vintage silk kimono fabric designed for use in making woman's formal dress silk kimono; designs are springtime themes of flowers, freshly budding branches and flowers of various types(iris, wisteria, plum blossoms); geometric rectangular clusters in different colors are staggered vertically. Abundant metallic touches, especially in the rectangular designs; slight sheen, very good drape; designs on one side only.

Type: Light-weight Japanese chirimen silk, many instances of shibori (tie-dye) in all areas of the fabric.

Colors: Background is  a light tan with designs in metallic gold, vermillion red, greens, lavenders, dark lime greens and whites. 

Condition: Excellent.

Note: If buying multiples of this, it will be sent in uncut length.

If you want to buy entire bolt, please
contact us for a quote


    $ 15.00

    5341: (SOLD)1960's Japanese Gion Kimono Chirimen Silk Fabric, Shibori by yard