Beautiful vintage Japanese Tsumugi silk from an unused kimono bolt sold by the yard. Abstract embroidery in floral plant pattern with gray mustard and gold thread. Silk is Tsumugi silk in greenish gray. This has a stiffness that becomes soft with wear and wash. It is an amazing find and this weaving process takes a great deal of work and time to create.
It will turn any project into a work of art. Perfect for fashion, home decor, craft projects and interior design.
Tsumugi (pongee) is a silk fabric woven from the floss remaining in the silkworm cocoon after the full threads have been removed. By spinning these broken strands together silkworm farmers created a fabric for for their own use. Today tsumugi is highly prized and one of the most expensive kimono fabrics despite its humble origins.
Size 1 yard (36 inches) x 38.6cm (15 inches) If you order more than 1 yard it will be cut in one contiguous piece.
Colors may vary slightly depending on the monitor.
Please note - vintage fabrics may have minor imperfections due to age. Kimono silk should be gently hand washed or dry cleaned. Please ask if you are not sure.