Japanese fabrics by the meter sold by multiple of 50 cm (19,7 inch.)
Crepe in Japanese.
Is the name of a very ancient weaving technique
invented in the late sixteenth century Japan.
It is also the name of the textured fabric with embossed made very small waves
was obtained by using an alternation of two types of son twisted in different directions
alternately in the frame.
Traditionally chirimen silk used to make kimonos.
Today chirimen is most often made of polyester
or viscose (also know as rayon) which have the advantage of being able
to wash easily unilke silk.
Always is used to make kimonos, clothes and accessories or so small objects.
It is wrinkle resistant and has a shiny appearance.
There are museums in Japan from chirimen, especially in Kyoto.
Our range of products : Chirimen fabrics