5526: 1960's Japanese Kimono Ornate Silk Fabric,Ceremonial, Honburisode

5526 honburisode silk fabric, 84 inches view

Catalog# 5526

1960's Deadstock Kimono Silk Fabric
Ceremonial Kimono Honburisode Silk

Ornate Decorative Fans,Flowers & Designs

Width: 14 inches / 35.56 cm

Length:  84" (2.33yds) / 2.13 m


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Item Details and Description

Fabric History/Pedigree: 1960'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 designed for use in making high-end formal woman's silk kimono of the honburisode type (also called hon-furisode, worn on occasion of Coming of Age celebration for young women);

Fabric has two different but similar motifs on this long piece:

First part has fan with ceremonial cord as well as flowers and other conventional traditional designs such as stylized waves, forests etc.; The Second group also contains a large bouquet of multiple type flowers, as well as bamboo thickets and an old-style Japanese country house and environs (a popular motif in Japanese art);


Light pastels of various colors are in the background while deeper tones of dark emerald greens and colonial blues predominate; many other colors in range of pink to dark fuschia are found on flowers; Please see close-ups. 

Type: light-medium-weight Japanese silk, slight drape.

Condition: Excellent. (Our pictures don't do this justice).

or Textile Art, designer purposes

    $ 30.00

    5526: 1960's Japanese Kimono Ornate Silk Fabric,Ceremonial, Honburisode