7457: 1980s Deadstock Vintage Japanese Tsumugi Kimono Silk, 62in.Piece

7457: 1980s Japan Tsumugi Silk, 62inches

Catalog# 7457

1980s  Deadstock Japanese Textiles:

Tsumugi (Pongee) Silk Kimono Fabric Piece

Width:14.5 inches / 36.83 cm
Length: 62 inches / 157.48 cm

US$20.00 per piece
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Item Details and Description

This is a 1980s  medium-weight deadstock tsumugi (pongee silk); originally intended for making an everyday wear kimono. 

Pedigree: This is what is called deadstock -- new/never used stock, but aged.

Description:  This fabric is a dark navy-blue color background with figures in checkerboard arrangement;  Design elements are yellow-tan and average 1.75 inches/44.45mm X average .5 inches/12.7cm;  most of them resemble birds (swallows) in flight -- a common historical Japanese motif; Other elements are in "X" shape, or as 4 ovals in '+' arrangement (please see close-ups); many of the elements have thin rusty-red or orange lines within them; same on both sides;Tsumugi like this is lightly textured to the touch with some threads with 'bumps' in the weave; the fabric is slightly stiff with limited drape, typical of tsumugi. 

Recommended for making scarf/accessories.

Colors:  Reminder that colors differ on different monitors and devices; please use our text color descriptions in your consideration.

Condition: EXCELLENT

$ 20.00

7457: 1980s Deadstock Vintage Japanese Tsumugi Kimono Silk, 62in.Piece