5550: 1960's Japanese Silk Piece, Deadstock, shibori, kimono fabric

5550 1960s shibori silk, closeup1

Catalog# 5550

Vintage Deadstock Japanese Kimono Silk
 Shibori (hand-tie-dyed)

Width:14 inches / 35.56cm

Length: 1 Yard / .91m

US$15.00/yd

USA Shipping included under 4lbs total package weight

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: Very high-quality silk, Japanese vintage silk kimono fabric used to make lady's higher-end type kimono; smaller design flowers have been hand-shibori dyed with interwoven textured design swirl lines throughout the fabric (see close-ups).

Fabric Type: Light-medium weight silk, print on one side, nice drape; great for making scarves or clothing accessories; even suitable for framing.

Measurements: width =14 inches/ 35.56cm; Length= 1 Yard (.91m).

Colors: background is rusty-red; patterns(shibori) are off-white. 

Motifs:  Symetrically lain out in grid of rouned diamond and oval (racetrack) shapes in rows and overlapping lightly. 

Condition: Excellent.

    $ 15.00

    5550: 1960's Japanese Silk Piece, Deadstock, shibori, kimono fabric