6762: 1970s Japanese Chirimen Silk kimono fabric by yard

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1970's Japanese Silk Piece
Deadstock, Chirimen Kimono Fabric

Catalog# 6762

Width:14.75 inches / 37.47 cm

Length: 1 Yard / 91.44 cm


USA Shipping included under 4 Lbs. total package weight

Item Details and Description

Fabric History/Pedigree: 1970's, pieces derived from deadstock roll of kimono silk; (Deadstock means old inventory which is like new but has been in storage, never been used)

Fabric Description: Japanese vintage silk kimono fabric used to make women's everyday kimono; background of the fabric is a hard-to-describe mottled mix of browns and dark rust colors; there are also irregular shapes rendered using tiny dark gray lines (barely discernible even in closeups); Motifs are very small (under 1 inch/25.4mm) of classic designs of peaches and bamboo leaves, as well as flowers; the fabric is a chirimen,  a crepe type silk, slightly textured to the touch; some drape; designs on one side only.

Recommended for making scarf or accessories.

Condition: Excellent.

If purchasing multiple yards, the fabric is sent in an uncut piece; to purchase roll (12yds/11m) please contact us for discount pricing.

    $ 10.00

    6762: 1970s Japanese Chirimen Silk kimono fabric by yard