5376: 1960's Japanese Silk Kimono Fabric, Noh Tsuzumi Drums Motif

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Catalog #5376

Vintage Japanese Textiles:

 1960's Japanese  Silk 

Ladies Silk Kimono Fabric by yard

Tsuzumi Drum (Noh & Kabuki) Motif Interwoven

Width:14.5 inches / 36.8 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 full roll; designs shown are continuous.

Fabric Type: Light-weight pale ivory colored silk, 100% Japanese certified silk, slight drape with slight sheen throughout; tradtional stylized circular arc wave  designs are interwoven throughout; salmon colors are dotted as a sort of background; Ornate tsuzumi drum designs (4 per yard) are staggered down the fabric lengthwise.

Motifs: Each tsuzumi is slightly different, all have traditional flowers and decorative cords swirling beneath the tsuzumi (see closeups.)colors within the circle shapes are salmon color background with olive-green, mustard and white flowers; Tsuzumi circle designs are 2.5 inches / 6.4cm diameter.

Condition: Excellent.

Cultural Notes: To learn more about the tsuzumi hand dones used in traditional Japanese drama (Noh and Kabuki) see Wikipedia article HERE.
NOTE: Multiple lengths ordered will be sent in one uncut piece.
$ 10.00

5376: 1960's Japanese Silk Kimono Fabric, Noh Tsuzumi Drums Motif