Mid Century Vintage Fabric: Barkcloth Bamboo plant Design (one piece)


A stunning length of barkcloth vintage fabric in orange, cream and khaki green with a black outline of a bamboo plant. Fabric estimated to be from the late 1950’s and early 1960’s based on the colours and design. It is in excellent condition. An original and unique piece of fabric. Measures 120 x 200cm. Sold as one piece but will consider selling by the metre. Scroll down for a fuller description of the fabric

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  • Gorgeous piece of mid century vintage fabric
  • Cotton bark cloth, bamboo plant design
  • Cream base with orange and khaki green painted stripes. A black bamboo plant reaching the length of the fabric
  • Measurements: 120cm wide, 200cm long – sold as one piece but will consider selling by the metre. Please get in touch.
  • Estimated to be from 1950’s or early 1960’s due to the style, structure and width of the fabric
  • Good condition considering it’s age
  • Estimated to be a cotton due to it’s feel and drape  (the fabric hasn’t been tested)
  • Medium weight fabric, has a lovely soft drape due to it’s age
  • Recommended for soft furnishings, accessories and dress making
  • I have washed the fabric on a delicate wash at 30 degrees with a medium iron. I recommend the same washing instructions.

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