6558: Deadstock 1960's Japanese Kasuri (ikat) Cotton Fabric 44in Piece
Vintage Japanese Textiles:
Japanese Kimono Kasuri (Ikat)
1960's Deadstock Japanese Cotton Fabric
Width: 13.75 inches / 34.92 cm
Length: 44 inches / 111.76 cm
Shipping included under 4 pounds package weight
Fabric Description: Deadstock never used, Japanese vintage kasuri (ikat) cotton fabric;
Fabric Type: Kasuri (ikat), Light-Medium Weight, still firm; 2 colors; This is a traditional ikat pattern with light aqua-blue figures (see close-up).
Colors: Please use our text color descriptions to complement your sense of the fabric due to differences in contrast and color on different devices.
This is an unused Japanese country vintage fabric called kasuri (also called ikat in Southeast Asia; ) ; Kasuri is a labor-intensive process where patterns are made by pre-dyed paste resistance and varying techniques used to create the sorts of patterns seen here. Because of the methods used, authentic kasuri is usually highly expensive. More info on kasuri below:
Cultural Notes on Kasuri(ikat):
Wikipedia.org, on-line encyclopedia, defines Kasuri as: