Tapa Fronds Bingata Vintage Kimono Silk 6.5" x 78" #4617
Off-white background with what appears to be true bingata, in a faux patchwork of different designs in each long triangular 'patch'. Earth tones blend together, including a purply brown raisin color, lighter browns and various greens. None of the colors are bright. On the back, some of the design shows - not much. The silk has liquid drape; very supple, light, soft and flowy. No shine. It may be a crepe but if so the weave is so fine it's barely textured. Years ago these pieces were part of a kimono, recently taken apart stitch by stitch, cleaned and ironed for you to re-purpose. To help you judge the scale of the print, the last 3 photos are 14" x 40" or a bit longer. Excellent condition. Some previous seam lines may have creases. 100% Silk. Japan. Exceptional.