5510: 1950's Japanese Asa (flax/hemp) Thin Kimono Fabric by Yard
Vintage Japanese Textiles:
Japanese Asa (Hemp) Fabric
1950's Deadstock Kimono Fabric
Width: 14.5 inches /36.83 cm
Length: 1 yard/ .81m
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This is a seldom-seen deadstock asa (flax/hemp) in that most of the asa we find are pieces from old garments or coverlets, whereas this came to us in an unused roll. Asa is a reed-based (flax or hemp) fabric more common in Japan in the pre-World War II era, particularly in the Meiji period and earlier; Asa is much stronger than cotton and lasts longer;
Fabric Description: Asa (hemp/flax-based traditional fabric; slightly stiff; Fabric is slightly translucent (see close-up) but thin, perfect for summer wear; Color is a dark colonial blue with white patterns of flowers.
NOTE: Sold by yard and if purchasing multiple yards we will ship them uncut as one piece.
Also, if you wish to buy the entire roll please send us a message and we'll unroll fabric and advise of precise length available and a discounted price for the whole roll; If writing, please include your ship-to address.
Regular price $ 1,500.00 Sale price $ 750.00