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Item
Solid Indigo Uraji Cotton Textile Bolt
Fabric
Soft, tight weave, medium weight
semi-polished cotton,
Very Dark Indigo
Commercially Woven
Size
13.5 inches X 10.5 yards
34 cm X 950 cm
Age
Mid 1900's
Condition
Excellent, Never Used
Still in its original folder
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This indigo fabric was once destined to become a liner for a kimono which is called uraji in Japanese. This textile has it's original heavy paper folder, identification tags and stickers from the era. This indigo fabric has a tighter weave than the typical Japanese indigo textile because was originally destined for the liner of a high quality kimono. This textile was considered the very highest quality, very expensive item at the time it was woven.