5952: 1960's Deadstock Japanese Pongee Silk Rare Katsura Ohshima Tsumugi, by yard

5952: 1960s Japanese Ohshima Tsumugi silk close

Catalog# 5952

1960s Deadstock  Rare Japanese Textiles: 
 Katsura
OhshimaTsumugi  Silk Fabric

Width: 14.75 inches / 37.47 cm

Length: 1 yard / .91 m

US$12.00 per yard

Item Details and Description

Fabric History/Pedigree: 

Found in an 11 yd. roll with maker's mark at the start of the roll (see closeup), this is a  lightweight 1960's deadstock certified vintage Katsura(Brand) Ohshima tsumugi silk from Amami Islands, Japan. Fabric is deadstock, meaning older but never used.

Fabric Description Details:

The design is seldom-seen  Katsura Ohshima designs are created using tiny pixels throughout; on one side fabric is replete with smaller patterns of bamboo leaves, classic wave designs, and dotted fields(see close-ups); fabric is smooth to touch but no sheen.

Ohshima Tsumugi are popular among Antique Japanese textile aficionados, collectors and textile artists.

Condition: EXCELLENT condition for its age.

If purchasing more than 1 yard, fabric will be sent in uncut length.

$ 12.00

5952: 1960's Deadstock Japanese Pongee Silk Rare Katsura Ohshima Tsumugi, by yard