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Old Japanse Ojiya-Chijimi Jofu Finest Asa Hemp Indigo Kasuri Fabrics

Old Japanse Ojiya-Chijimi Jofu Finest Asa Hemp Indigo Kasuri Fabrics


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Directory: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Textiles: Pre 1940: Item # 1315553

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The ojiya chijimi is originated in the Echigo region (curretnt Niigata prefecture) back in 17th century. The hemp fabric like this piece is woven by spinning the weft thread tightly, creating a distinctive crease called a shibo, a vertical texture pattern. Throughout the history of the textile making, the Echigo-jofu hemp has been one of the finests and they are almost silk-like feel as you touch them. This fabric, a feather like lightweight, shows a simple and abstract kasuri pattern. These group of fabrics here, total of 8 pieces, are parts from one kimono. One fabric: 15" wide x 10 ft long, Two fabrics: 15"wide x 5 ft long, Two fabrics; 15"wide 45" long, Two fabrics 7" wide x 45" long, One fabric: 7"wide x 74"long. Please contact us for shipping.