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6712: 1960's Japanese Tsumugi Silk Deadstock kimono fabric, Yard

6712: 1930s Tsumugi Silk, long view

1960's Japanese Tsumugi* Silk Piece,
Deadstock Kimono Fabric by Yard

Catalog# 6712

Width: 14.5 inches / 36.83 cm

Length: 1 Yard / 91.44 cm

US$15.00 / yd

USA Shipping included under 4lbs total package weight

Item Details and Description

Fabric History/Pedigree: 1960's pieces derived from deadstock roll of kimono silk with original labels of certification of authenticity(Tsumugi); (Deadstock means old inventory which is like new but has been in storage, never been used)

Fabric Description:   Japanese vintage traditional Tsumugi is a pongee type silk-making process using raw silk threads; Japanese vintage silk kimono fabric used to make everyday women's kimono; the fabric is light-medium weight, with background color being a light moss-green; motifs are floral, same on both sides; Designs are in several shades of green, and also copper and blacks;

NOTE: Colors and contrast differ on different devices so please use our text color descriptions to complement pictures.

 *Cultural Background Note: 
From English version,  www.nippon-kichi.jp: 

Tsumugi are silk textiles woven by hand using thread collected from the floss of the cocoons.

 

The floss is made from debris of the cocoons and spun by hand into thread. Because the thread is called “tetsumugi ito” or “ tsumugi ito”, the textile made from the thread became to be known as tsumugi.

 

Tsumugi is characterized by its unique texture and dull gloss coming from subtle variations of the tsumugi threads. It is extremely durable and has been used for everyday clothes and working clothes since ancient times....

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 When purchasing more than one yard, sold in a single uncut length.

Condition: Excellent.

    $ 15.00

    6712: 1960's Japanese Tsumugi Silk Deadstock kimono fabric, Yard