6786: 1980s Japanese Cotton Deadstock Zabuton Pillow Case Fabric, 5 Pieces
Vintage Deadstock sold as Lot:
1980s Set of Five(5) Zabuton Sitting Pillowcase Fabrics
Each piece measures:
Width: 44 inches / 111.76 cm
(This is the 22" top & bottom)
Length: 22 inches / 55.88 cm
Depth/Height: 5 inches / 12.7 cm
US$35.00 for lot of 5 pieces
USA Shipping Included Under 4lbs carton weight
Item Details and Description:
Fabric History/Pedigree: Medium weight deadstock cotton (new but unsold stock) estimated from the 1980s, possibly older. Zabuton(s) are the almost-square flat cushions used when sitting on tatami (Japan straw mat flooring) in traditional Japanese homes and establishments; often in chairs as well; To learn more about zabuton, see wikipedia article HERE.
Lot Details: This set (sold as lot) contains five fabrics for making 5 Japanese zabuton covers.
Fabric Description: Front and Back (pillow's top & bottom) are the same design as the first picture; This is a better quality medium-weight Japanese cotton intended for making zabuton casings; background color is blue with what appear to be lighter-colored blue bubbles; Designs are colorful flowers & leaves; other colors used: red, dark lavender, browns, grays, and white;
Colors: Please use our text color descriptions to complement your sense of the fabric due to differences in contrast and color on different devices.
Below: Wikipedia.org picture of sample gray zabuton used on seat and armrest, used on traditional Japanese tatami flooring.