5383: 1950's Japanese E-Gasuri Type Kasuri Cotton Fabric, Flowers, by yard
Vintage Japanese Textiles:
Japanese Kimono Kasuri (Ikat)
1950's Deadstock Japanese Cotton Fabric
Width: 13.75 inches / 34.9 cm
Length: 1yds/ 137 cm
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Fabric Description: Japanese vintage kasuri (ikat) cotton fabric; This type is technically called 'e-gasuri' (picture-kasuri) as it has 3 colors of what are either fruit or flowers patterns.
Fabric Type: Kasuri(ikat), Light-Medium Weight
Colors: background is black with motifs in whites, pale blues, grays. with red and accents(see close-ups).
Motifs: Interesting and rarely seen flower or fruit shape, we've not seen one quite like this before.
This is a Japanese country vintage fabric called kasuri (also called ikat in Southeast Asia; ) ; Kasuri is a labor-intensive process where patterns are made by pre-dyed paste resistance and varying techniques used to create the sorts of patterns seen here. Because of the methods used, authentic kasuri is usually highly expensive. More info on kasuri below:
Cultural Notes on Kasuri(ikat):
Wikipedia.org, on-line encyclopedia, defines Kasuri as:
Regular price $ 12.00 Sale price $ 8.00