Share your favorites on Show & Tell

Japanese Yukuta/Kimono silk?

In Asian > Kimonos > Show & Tell and Asian > Japanese Antiques > Show & Tell.
Asian Antiques4639 of 7263antique vietnamese family altar1950's - Asian Marriage Charm (Sexual)
Love it
Like it

eve14eve14 loves this.
mikelv85mikelv85 loves this.
VintagefranVintagefran loves this.
toolate2toolate2 loves this.
aghcollectaghcollect loves this.
DrFluffyDrFluffy loves this.
kyratangokyratango loves this.
vetraio50vetraio50 loves this.
See 6 more
Add to collection

Please create an account, or Log in here

If you don't have an account, create one here.

Create a Show & TellReport as inappropriate

Posted 4 years ago


(10 items)

It's not an antique but still fell in love with when I saw it in a Japanese shop on display. It was marked as not for sale but I managed to reach a deal. I believe this is made from natural silk but not sure. Anyone know please comment, guess welcome as well.


  1. kyratango kyratango, 4 years ago
    Beautiful! Seems to be a thick "crèpe de soie" with a kind of texture.
    Silk is very insulating, if you wrap it on your hand, you will feel warmth.
    If you can get a thread from a hidden part and approach a flame it will burn with a smoke smelling hair burnt. If not natural silk the thread will melt and smell chemical!
  2. shrine shrine, 4 years ago
    It smells like overcook rice when burnt, that's the best description I could make. It's not single layer and has silk lining as well. Hence hard to tell which one kept the warmth.

Want to post a comment?

Create an account or login in order to post a comment.