1. Many thanks to sensei Bryan who emailed details of my little piece of silk:
It is a piece of Tegakiyuzen on chirimen.(silk crepe) (Hand drawn yuzen dying.) Probably from Kyoto. I think it from after WWII. Maybe in the 50's as the woven quality of the crepe is very high. It is the shoulder piece from a kimono it seems by the cut marks. It looks like the motif is the seven grasses of autumn. Very nice piece.
2. Congratulations to Andy Murray http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/olympics/18907001