5359: 1950's Japanese Chirimen Silk Kimono Fabric by yard, Aqua-blue-green

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Catalog #5359

Vintage Japanese Textiles:

 1960's Japanese Chirimen Silk
Ladies Silk Kimono Fabric by yard

Width:14 inches / 35.6 cm

Length: 1 yard  / .91 m

US$10.00 per yard 

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Item Details and Description

Fabric History/Pedigree: 1960'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 partial roll; designs shown are continuous.

Fabric Type: Light-weight chirimen (crepe) silk, slight drape with slight sheen but not damask level, textured to touch; Interwoven designs of classical stylized waves;  designs are printed on one side only.

Measurements: Width = 14 inches (35.6cm) ; Length= 1 yard (.91m) per piece; see close-ups.

Colors: background is  light aqua-blue-green (depends on light-- in warm incandescent light looks more green, in fluorescent light more blue); plant designs are all light pastels, peach, light tangerine white and some gold and light olive greens (see close-ups).

Motifs: Designs are over a full field of the traditional stylized waves; designs are  of a Japanese reed plant which blooms in the fall (can't recall name of it);

Condition: Excellent

NOTE: Multiple lengths ordered will be sent in one uncut piece.

$ 10.00

5359: 1950's Japanese Chirimen Silk Kimono Fabric by yard, Aqua-blue-green