5643: 1960's Japanese Silk Kimono Piece, Kinsha, Shibori
1960's Japanese Silk Underkimono Fabric
Special Kinsha Type Silk, w/Shibori
Asa-no-ha (Hemp Leaves Motif)
Width: 14 inches / 38.1 cm
Length: 1 yard / 91.4 cm
US$10.00 / yard
USA Shipping included under 4 lbs. total package weight
Item Details and Description
Fabric History/Pedigree: 1960's pieces from deadstock roll of fabric originally intended for making woman's under-kimono (nagajuban).
Fabric Type: Fine, light weight silk called kinsha, slightly textured at the background design lines, interwoven with designs called asa-no-ha, asa (hemp) fabric leaves, a stylized traditional motif often used in backgrounds of fabrics; the patterns are interwoven throughout; Nice drape, slight sheen.
Colors: Background is a very light soft-white with hint of light pink. Designs are irregularly shaped deep red shibori shape about 4.5 inches / 11.43 cm across.
This type of older Kinsha is highly prized among Japanese vintage fabric aficionados. When purchasing multiple yards fabric is shipped in uncut length, unless requested otherwise by customer.
Recommended for making scarf, clothing accessory
Regular price $ 1,500.00 Sale price $ 750.00