6821: Deadstock 1930s-50s Japanese Kasuri (ikat) Cotton Fabric 75in. Piece
Vintage Japanese Textiles:
Japanese Kimono Kasuri (Ikat)
1930s-1950s Deadstock Japanese Cotton Fabric
Width: 14 inches / 35.56 cm
Length: 75 inches / 190.5 cm(1.9m)
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; dark indigo blue(almost black) dyed background, motifs in pale-blue; This is a traditional ikat pattern with a symmetrical grid composed of fuzzy solid rows of hash-tag-like figures; fabric is the same on both sides (see close-ups).
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:
Regular price $ 125.00 Sale price $ 105.00