5365: Vintage Japanese Kimono Silk Fabric, 1 yard

5365 vintage silk kimono fabric komon close-up101

Catalog# 5365

1960's Vintage Japanese Textiles:
Deadstock Japanese Silk Kimono Fabric

Width:14.25 inches / 36.2cm
Length: 1Yard / .91m

US$10.00 per Yard 
(Shipping to USA free under 4 pounds)

Item Details and Description

  • Fabric History/Pedigree: This is a 1960's lightweight deadstock silk (deadstock means new but unsold stock from earlier time); found in roll.

  • Fabric Description: Slightly textured feel silk fabric due to interwoven patterns of small stylized waves throughout the fabric (see close-ups);background is red with many types of smaller sized designs -- all traditional such as  cherry blossoms,maple leaves, kinchaku purse, various family crests, other cultural symbols (example,scrolls); these types of  tiny shapes are sometimes called komon, meaning small size designs (lit. 'small family crests');slight drape;

    Sizes of komon: Many flowers are less than one inch (2.56cm) and largest (fern branches) are 3.5 inches(9cm). 

  • Colors: Red background  with designs being either white or light pastels. See close-ups.

  • Condition: Excellent.

  • Notes: Recommended for a variety of creative applications, scarf, garment or accessory-making; Multiple lengths are sent uncut.
$ 10.00

5365: Vintage Japanese Kimono Silk Fabric, 1 yard