5631: 1950's Japanese Kasuri (ikat) E-Gasuri (picture-kasuri) Cotton Fabric 58"
Vintage Japanese Textiles:
Japanese Kimono E-Gasuri
(Picture Kasuri - Ikat)
1960's Deadstock Japanese Cotton Fabric
Width: 14 inches / 35.56 cm
Length: 1 yard / 91.4 cm
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Fabric Description: Japanese vintage kasuri (ikat) cotton fabric with image of Camelia flowers and various diagonal grid of geometric shapes, typical of this type kasuri;
Fabric Type: Kasuri (ikat), Light-Medium Weight, still firm; colors are black, indigo-blue, burgundy and some light or colonial blue shades; This is a traditional ikat pattern with colored accents of flowers (Camelia), therefore it is technically called 'E-Gasuri' (picture-kasuri), quite treasured type kasuri in Japan.
This is Japanese country vintage fabric called kasuri (also called ikat in Southeast Asia; ) ; As it has an image of a flower, it is considered 'E-Gasuri', 'picture-kasuri; Kasuri is a labor-intensive process where patterns are made by pre-dyed paste resistance and varying techniques used to create the sorts of patterns seen here. Because of the methods used, authentic kasuri is usually highly expensive. More info on kasuri below:
Cultural Notes on Kasuri(ikat):
Wikipedia.org, on-line encyclopedia, defines Kasuri as:
Regular price $ 1,500.00 Sale price $ 750.00