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6363: 1960s Japanese Silk Kimono Fabric, 44in.(Arai Hari)

6363: 1970s Japanese Silk, full length view

Vintage Japanese Textiles:
1970's Arai Hari Used
Delicate Lightweight Silk Kimono Fabric Piece
Classic Japanese Child Dolls & Toys Motif

Width: 14.25 inches / 36.2 cm
Length: 44 inches /  111.76 cm

Catalog# 6363

US$10.00 per piece

USA Shipping included under 4 pounds package weight


Fabric History/Pedigree: 1970s delicate lightweight silk fabric piece received from traditional Japanese kimono cleaner/reconstructor called Arai-Hari -- see an excellent explanation of traditional Arai Hari by textile expert John Marshall, by click-pushing HERE.

Fabric Type:  Very lightweight silk, delicate and translucent fabric, pink color background with an unusual arrangement of decorated squares (4.5"/11.43cm) which are variously decorated and also have dolls in different looks; also, a child at play, birds, poetry, country scenes, royal carriage, flowers; These dolls resemble Gosho Ningyo (Palace Dolls); This fabric was originally intended to make a child's(girl) kimono as part of Shichi-Go-San(7-5-3) festival; Colors of the designs: wide range of colors including red, blue, mustard, orange, gray-greens, light aqua-blue, and off-whites; 
Suitable for framing, making scarf or accessories.

Colors differ on different devices so please use our text descriptions as reference.

Condition: Excellent
Regular price $ 0.00 Sale price $ 10.00

6363: 1960s Japanese Silk Kimono Fabric, 44in.(Arai Hari)