Karakusa Arabesque Nadeshiko or Dianthus Flowers and Vines, in Warm Brown, Cream and Gold, Wider Cotton Fabric Vintage Kimono Fabric BTY

$9.00
+ $3.15 shipping
$9.00
+ $3.15 shipping
In stock
Preparation takes 1-3 business days
Arrives from the United States

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Vintage

Item details

This is a household cotton, probably not intended for use in a garment but for household use, which means it's wider than yukata cottons. A charming pattern, with characteristic Japanese nadeshiko or dianthus flowers (in the carnation family) in the midst of floral arabesques (karakusa). The color is a warm brown, with slightly rust tones, a tiny bit of gold color in the little flowers, and creamy white flowers and vines. It's in very good vintage condition.

This listing is for 39 inches wide by 28 inches long; there are two at the time of this listing (please see the drop-down menu for current availability).

Please check my shop for more lovely vintage kimono, obi, haori and sari fabrics, and for vintage haori.

I am no expert on kimono or fabrics, just fiber artist with a deep love of beautiful textiles. But I have been collecting and working with kimono for a number of years, so feel free to ask any questions you might have and I will tell you what I can.

I have fibromyalgia, I don't have the energy to iron, and this is vintage kimono fabric which has been stored for years. I have not noticed any stains or spots, but it may have age- or storage-related imperfections. When I find these, I state them. As is normal with vintage items, this item is sold as is.

Shipping is by first class mail and is uninsured. Should you wish it insured or sent by Priority, convo me. If sent uninsured I can not be held responsible should something go wrong in the shipping. I don't accept returns unless the item has been grossly misrepresented, but please let me know if you are unhappy with it when you receive it. If there is a problem, please contact me before leaving negative feedback. I prefer to have happy, satisfied customers! Thanks.

Pet-friendly, smoke-free home.

For interested buyers outside of the US, convo me your location for shipping costs.


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Preparation takes 1-3 business days
Arrives from the United States
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My shipping rates are set high enough to cover any combination of items and make sure I'm not losing money on shipping (yes, this has happened), as my prices for kimono textiles are as reasonable as possible. Different fabrics, whether yardage or garments, weigh quite different amounts, hence the initially high shipping charge. That does temporarily mean that customers purchasing several items often overpay on shipping--but it's temporary as my policy is to refund overcharges on shipping, which I do when packing orders in order to have accurate weights when I purchase postage.

I use recycled--and recyclable--materials where possible, especially in shipping, and otherwise tend to use the best possible materials. I include a packing slip for extra assurance in the rare case a package is damaged in shipping. I generally pack an item or items in a plastic bag which, unfortunately, my suppliers do use. These are plastic bags which have contained textile items, not bags from other sources, so you need not fear that other substances will stain your items.

Similarly I nearly always use manila envelopes or Priority envelopes/boxes, both of which can be recycled. If you prefer that I package your items in plastic, please let me know and I will do my best to accommodate your preferences.

In general, I ship by the least expensive option although I ship Priority once a domestic order reaches approximately $7.00 in shipping charges, so that your order is covered by insurance. Because each of my items weighs a different amount, I have not priced the various shipping alternatives. If you prefer a faster method, or want to add insurance, convo me and I will work out a price quote for you.


Returns & exchanges
I gladly accept cancellations
Request a cancellation within: 6 hours of purchase
I don't accept returns or exchanges
But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.
Additional return information
Cut fabrics are not returnable, unless an item is grossly misrepresented. Likewise, vintage items are sold "As is." But should you have a problem with an item, I would rather work with you to resolve it than to have you feel that negative feedback is your only recourse, so please contact me. I do want to make customers happy!