6350: 1970's Japanese Shibori Obiage Silk by-yard(Stretches)
1970's Japanese Shibori
Obiage Silk Fabric by-yard(Stretches)
Width: 10 inches / 25.4 cm
(stretched width = 15 Inches / 38.1 cm)
Length: 1 yard / 91.44 cm (unstretched)
US$15.00 per yard
Shipping to USA included under 4lbs package weight.
Item Details and Description
Fabric History/Pedigree: 1970's, found in partial roll, deadstock.
Fabric Description: This is the type of thick, sponge-like fabric that is heavily tie-dyed and compressed so that fabric can stretch considerably. Designs on one side, but faintly visible on reverse; Originally fabric intended for making obiage, an inner sash for wearing woman's kimono; Motifs on one side are 2 inches(5.08cm) long flowers (2 types) arranged in symmetrical rows.
Colors: tangerine orange on darker vermillion background, tops of shibori are off-white crests(see last close-up).
NOTE: If buying multiple lengths, fabric sent in single uncut piece.