5781: 1950's Japanese Silk Kimono Fabric, Small Mon,55"

5781 1950s silk, tortoise shell, chrysanthemum, close

Catalog #5781 SOLD
Vintage Japanese Textiles:

 1950's Japanese  Silk
Ladies Silk Kimono Fabric by piece

Tortoise Shell Patterns 
w/Chrysanthemum Crests(mon):
Suitable for Doll-makers, Small Work

Width:13.5 inches / 34.29 cm
Length: 55 inches / 139.7 cm

US$12.00 per piece

USA Shipping included  under 4 pounds package weight

Item Details and Description

Fabric History/Pedigree: 1950's silk fabric pieces received from traditional Japanese kimono cleaner / reconstructor called Arai-Hari -- see an excellent explanation of traditional Arai Hari by textile expert John Marshall,by click-pushing HERE

Fabric Type: Light-weight  silk, slight drape with burgundy background  with designs in a softer white; print, on one side only.

Motifs:  Traditional grid of tortoise shell designs throughout;  the tortoise hexagons are 2 inches / 5.1cm at longest dimension, with classic chrysanthemums within each shape;  see close-ups.

Condition: Excellent

Suitable for doll-makers or small motif textile arts uses, quilting.

$ 12.00

5781: 1950's Japanese Silk Kimono Fabric, Small Mon,55"