6308: 1960s Japanese Asa Deadstock fabric by yard

6308: 1960s Asa Japanese Fabric, Long

Catalog# 6308

Vintage Deadstock
1960's Japanese Asa Fabric

Width: 14" / 35.56cm

Length: 1 yard / 91.44 cm

US$10.00 per yard

USA Shipping Included under 4lbs carton weight

Item Details and Description:

    • Fabric History/Pedigree:   Light-weight deadstock(new but unsold stock)  Asa is flax or hemp-based Japanese fabric which was used for centuries in Japan; traditionally used for utilitarian purposes: work clothing, screen or coverings; this roll was for making some sort of garment (kimono, yukata, coats); Asa is stronger and ages better than cotton, but is still rough or stiffer than cotton even after long use; rarely made after the 1960s.

    • Fabric Description:  Lightweight asa is slightly translucent, probably made for summer uses; Patterns same on both sides of ornate geometric grids of large squares which have plum blossoms bamboo leaves, and country huts within; Color is predominantly gray with off-white. 

    • Colors: Please remember that colors shown may differ on different devices. Please note colors listed in the text here.

    • Condition:  Excellent. 
$ 10.00

6308: 1960s Japanese Asa Deadstock fabric by yard