6581:1960's Japanese Vintage Kimono Cotton, Shi-Shi Dog,Peonies,Yd
Vintage Japanese Textiles:
Deadstock 1960's Cotton Kimono Fabric
Shi-Shi Lion Dogs (Foo Lion-Dogs, Chinese)
Width: 14.25" / 36.2 cm
Length: 1 yard / 91.44 cm
US$12.00 per yard
USA Shipping included under 4 lbs. total package weight
Item Details and Description:
Fabric History/Pedigree: lightweight deadstock kimono cotton (new but unsold stock) estimated from the 1960s; This is cotton used to make a kimono (called a yukata); not the thinner bathhouse type fabric; Acquired in a partial roll.
- Fabric Description: This is a traditional motif of large decorated Shi-Shi Dogs and peonies patterns same on both sides; includes bands which have horizontal pinstripes in groups (some with single silver metallic thread); Style is evocative of meisen ( a silk from the 1950s characterized by fuzzy edges and large figures); colors of background fabric are mostly as a dark tangerine orange; other colors used: burgundy reds, various hues of brown, cream, yellow, dark colonial blue-gray and off-white.
Cultural Note: To see an excellent article explaining the history and cultural info on ShiShi Lion Dogs throughout Asia, visit this page on tofugu.com .
Note: If purchasing multiple yardages, will be sent in an uncut piece.
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