TEMPLATE BOKASHI-1980s Deadstock Silk

1980's Deadstock Kimono Silk Fabric:

Gradation Bokashi-Style Coloration
Interwoven Speckled Damask


Width: 14.5 inches / 36.83 cm
Length: 49 inches / 124.46 cm

US$12.00 / Piece
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Item Details and Description

Fabric History/Pedigree: 1980s  pieces derived from deadstock roll of kimono silk; (Deadstock means old inventory which is like new but has been in storage, never been used); 

Fabric Description: Japanese vintage ldamask silk kimono fabric designed for use in making woman's silk kimono; interesting *bokashi-like (gradation dyeing)  with shiney speckles throughout, size of speckled elements is from pinpoint sizes to 1/8(.125) inch / 3.17mm; The Bokashi is in varying hues of yellow, from almost-white to butter-yellow, to light golden yellow; Light-medium weight Japanese silk, slightly textured to touch due to interwoven patterns, not much drape; 

Note: Colors vary with different devices so please complement our text descriptions when considering colors.

Condition: Excellent.

 *Cultural Note: Bokashi refers to a type of dyeing used in traditional Ukiyoe woodblock prints in 19th Century Japan. Also referred to as a brush-dyeing of fabrics or paintings which renders the fuzziness and very subtle gradations between color fields. See Wikipedia Page HERE.

$ 10.00

TEMPLATE BOKASHI-1980s Deadstock Silk