7629 1980s Japanese Deadstock Vintage Kimono Silk Fabric, 62in.pc Chirimen

7629: 1980s Chirimen Japan Silk, middle

Vintage Japanese Textiles:

1980s Kimono  Chirimen Silk Kimono Fabric Piece
Small Scale Japanese Decorated Fans Motif

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

Catalog# 7629:

US$20.00 per piece
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Fabric History/Provenance: Pieces derived from deadstock 1980's kimono silk roll.

Fabric Description: This is a lightweight chirimen (crepe) silk originally for use in making a kimono; the fabric is a light pastel blue background, Motif design  is of small-scale (widest 2.5 inches / 5.71cm) sensu folding fans (About 'sensu' -- scroll down); In addition to the open sensu fans (all decorated), there are unfolded fans lying in the background as well; looking closely at the decorated fans, note they have a wide variety of nature themes, including sansui (mountains-water traditional design), waves, water, flowers, castle, temples, floral sprigs and more; colors of the fans are all subdued, lighter pastel colors, including peach, lavender, blue, green, , tan, peach, dark lavender and several shades of blue;  Please see close-ups; fabric is a print -- designs on one side, somewhat visible on reverse; no sheen, some  drape; this chirimen crepe is slightly textured to the touch, but visible texture in closeups

About Pictures: 
 Please NOTE that colors and contrast differ on each device so please use our text descriptions to complement your sense of the fabric.

Recommended for making scarves/accessories.


$ 20.00

7629 1980s Japanese Deadstock Vintage Kimono Silk Fabric, 62in.pc Chirimen