5465:1980's Japanese Silk Piece,Deadstock, kimono fabric, pinwheels by yard

5465: one yard view, 1980s pinwheel design silk

Catalog# 5465

Width:14.75 inches / 37.47cm

Length: 1 Yard / .91m

US$10.00/yd

USA Shipping included under 4lbs total package weight

Item Details and Description

Fabric History/Pedigree: 1980's, pieces derived from deadstock roll of kimono silk; (Deadstock means old inventory which is like new but has been in storage, never been used)

Fabric Description: Japanese vintage silk kimono fabric used to make a lady's kimono

Fabric Type: Lightweight silk, print on one side, interwoven with speckles throughout, as well as metallic burnished gold appearance(not brocade, just shiney in lines).

Measurements: width =14.75 inches/ 37.47cm; Length= 1 Yard (.91m).

Colors: backgrounds -- orange vermillion (shuiro) and white; some goldish-yellow in some of the whirligigs(pinwheels); slight sheen at places, like damask but thinner.

Motifs: Geometric and whirligig (pinwheel) shapes throughout. lines have a slight luster to them, all done by interweaving as well; note the interwoven specks throughout (like falling cherry blossom petals or snowflakes; interesting changes depending on the angle of view and lighting.

Condition: Excellent.

    $ 10.00

    5465:1980's Japanese Silk Piece,Deadstock, kimono fabric, pinwheels by yard