Tsumugi pongee Silk Kimono Fabric with acer maple leaf pattern - 57 inches (144.8 cm)

$16.00


This listing is for 1 yard and 21 inches (57 inches or 144.8 cm) of fabric. The fabric is a continuous piece with no cuts.

This beautiful tsumugi pongee was once sewn into a kimono form and was taken apart to clean (araihari). It is in excellent condition. I do not see any stains or holes in the fabric. Please note that there are some pale red lines on the reverse side of the fabric. These lines were created by the seamstress when the kimono was sewn. You can not see these marks on the front of the fabric.

This silk 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 gorgeous silk, kimono section features a printed design of maple leaves (acer) in muted green, pink-brown, golden-brown and tan hues over a black and white background. The design is printed (NOT woven) to imitate the pattern seen in Oshima tsumugi silk.

This silk is a bit different than other tsumugi silks, which have noticeable slubbing, and is very similar to the texture and weight of Oshima tsumugi. I suspect that this silk was created to provide an illusion of Oshima tsumugi, without the high cost.

As with Oshima silks, this silk is a light to medium weight with a smooth texture and cotton-like hand. The fabric has a slightly crisp drape, resistance to wrinkles and subtle sheen.

Please refer to the last photo for the most accurate representation of the color. Crayola brand crayons were placed in the photo for a color comparison.

Fabric specifics:

-Fabric is 57 inches (144.8 cm) long x15 inches (38 cm) wide.

-light to medium weight with slightly crisp drape

-100% silk

-very little to no sheen and smooth, cotton-like texture.

*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.

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Returns & Exchanges

I gladly accept returns, exchanges, and cancellations

Just contact me within: 14 days of delivery

Ship items back to me within: 30 days of delivery

Request a cancellation within: 3 hours of purchase

But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.

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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Returns and exchange details

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.

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