5603:1950s Vintage Japanese Kimono Silk Boys Ceremonial (yard)
1950's Deadstock Kimono Silk Fabric
Boy's Ceremonial Kimono Fabric
Width: 14 inches / 35.56 cm
Length: 1 Yard / .91m
US$10.00 per yard
Shipping free to USA under one pound
Item Details and Description
Fabric History/Pedigree: 1950's 1 yard (.91m) 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 boy's ceremonial silk kimono (used for Shichi-Go-San/7-5-3/ Children's Festival); Deep blue color with interwoven patterns of switchgrass field throughout.
Type: Background is a dark blue with hint of dark moss-green and various cream colored in areas of designs; Light-weight Japanese silk; Motifs are in various whites, burgundy, tans and lighter browns, moss greens
Motifs: Classic traditional boys ceremonial designs include -- cranes (7"/17.78 cm across), many different family crests (mon) with 2.5" / 6.35 cm diameters; also rows of grid geometric shapes. This is a higher class fabric and design, seen on upper-end ceremonial boy's fabrics at that time.