Vintage Japanese tsumugi pongee kimono silk - dark indigo blue with camellia floral - by the yard

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Preparation takes 1-2 business days
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Vintage

Item details

This listing is for one yard (36 inches or 91.33cm) of fabric. There are multiple yards available. If more than one yard is purchased then you will receive the entire yardage as one complete length.

This beautiful tsumugi pongee fabric is unused, old stock and would make an amazing scarf, quilt, pillow case or skirt. It can be used for apparel but please remember that kimono fabric is not as wide as other fabrics.

This silk fabric has a woven design of camellia flowers and foliage over a deep, indigo blue background. The flowers are woven in colors of orange and yellow. Green and white colored foliage is woven around the flowers.

Typical of tsumugi, this fabric is highly textured and has slubbing. Tsumugi is created out of pre-dyed threads that are woven together to create the pattern on the fabric. The warp and weft threads are different colors (called shot fabric) giving the fabric a wonderful depth of color. Traditionally the weft threads of tsumugi are black. Both the weft and warp threads of this fabric are a white color with dyed sections of indigo blue, orange, yellow and green colors. The floral pattern is then created where these dyed warp and weft threads are woven together. This creates a fabric that has a great depth of color that changes in the light due to the different colored warp and weft threads.

Typical of tsumugi, this silk has a cotton-like feeling with a bumpy texture and slight sheen. It is difficult to wrinkle. This fabric also has a crisp drape that should become more fluid with use.

The last two photos show the colors most accurately. Crayola brand crayons were place in the photos for color comparison.

Fabric specifics:

-14.5  inches (36.8cm) wide

- Medium weight

-silk

-little to no stretch

-crisp drape


*I am always willing to provide more information or pictures regarding my fabrics or using/sewing these fabrics. Please do not hesitate to send me a convo if you have any questions.*

I believe that the pictures show a good representation of the fabric colors however, please remember that colors may look different on your monitor. This is a vintage item so there may be small blemishes or marks although, I do not see any. This item has been stored for many years so there may be a slight storage smell although I do not notice one.

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Preparation takes 1-2 business days
Arrives from the United States
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I ship within two business days of receiving payment. Most items are shipped within 24 hours after receiving payment.

Orders totaling $60.00 USD and over will be shipped free to domestic addresses. The free shipping will be shown at the final order cost, right before submitting the order. Orders will be shipped via USPS Priority 2-3 day mail.

I ship via USPS mail. If you wish for shipping confirmation or insurance please contact me before payment and I will adjust the shipping price for you. USPS Priority mail or International Express shipment can be chosen at checkout.

I only charge the actual shipment cost and do not charge packaging or handling fees. Shipping cost overages of $1.00 USD or more are refunded at time of shipment.

The buyer is responsible for all customs charges, VAT, taxes and handling fees.


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Please contact me within 24 hours if you wish to cancel purchase.

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Returns & exchanges
I gladly accept returns, exchanges, and cancellations
Contact me within: 14 days of delivery
Ship items back within: 30 days of delivery
Request a cancellation within: 3 hours of purchase
The following items can't be returned or exchanged
Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:
  • Custom or personalized orders
  • Perishable products (like food or flowers)
  • Digital downloads
  • Intimate items (for health/hygiene reasons)
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Buyers are responsible for return shipping costs. If the item is not returned in its original condition, the buyer is responsible for any loss in value.
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Additional return information
I will gladly accept returns on items that are not to your liking. The buyer must pay return shipping charges. I must be notified within 2 days after confirmation of delivery of the item that you wish to return the item for a refund.

A refund (minus shipment costs) will be issued after the purchases are received by myself and are found to be in the original condition that they were purchased in.

Additional policies

Taxes:

I currently reside in New York State and am required to charge sales tax on items shipped to New York state. Taxes are not collected on items that are shipped to any other states or internationally.

The buyer is responsible for all customs charges, VAT, taxes and handling fees.