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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.


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