7749: 90s Japanese Cotton Yukata Sumo Kimono fabric 55in,Minezaki Stable

7749: Sumo Minezaki  Yukata Cotton

aCatalog# 7749

Vintage Deadstock
1990s Japanese Cotton Kimono (Yukata) Fabric
Sumo Wrestling Stables Minezaki Promo

Width: 14.25 inches / 36.2 cm
Length: 55 inches / 139.8 cm

US$15.00 per piece
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Item Details and Description:

  • Fabric History/Pedigree:   Lightweight thin deadstock cotton (new but unsold stock) estimated from the 1990s originally intended for making everyday bath yukata; This is a promotional fabric from the Sumo Wrestling Stables Minezaki, A Sumo Wrestling Stable (Organization) in Nerima, Tokyo from 1988 to 2021.

  • Fabric Description:  Lightweight yukata-type cotton, indigo blue and white, the designs are the chain-link loin cloth (mawashiknots of a tied ceremonial sumo wrestler garb (see our sample pictures below); see also tsuna (rope)For this fabric, these chains run in parallel vertically(warp) and the characters, reading Minezaki, are placed randomly (Please see close-ups).

  • Fabric Type: Still slightly firm, the fabric softens with wash. (hand-wash separately, with lukewarm water-- see our FAQ Pages for cleaning tips.

  • Colors: Please remember that the colors and contrast shown may vary on different devices. Please note the colors listed in the text here.

  • Condition:  Excellent. 

      Above: Sample of the ceremonial loincloths worn at Sumo
    image of akemono-taro sumo wrestler mawashi-source  blog inside japaj
    Above: Mawashi knots sample (Above Images from blog InsideJapan)
        $ 15.00

        7749: 90s Japanese Cotton Yukata Sumo Kimono fabric 55in,Minezaki Stable