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6423: 1950s Japanese Kimono Silk Fabric Piece 59" (AraiHari)

6423: 1960s Japanese Silk, long view

Vintage Japanese Textiles:
1950's  Silk Fabric Piece Shibori 

Width: 14.25 inches / 36.2 cm
Length: 59 inches / 149.86 cm

Catalog# 6423:

US$18.00 per piece

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Fabric History/Pedigree: Pieces 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 Description: Lightweight silk originally intended to make a woman's kimono; This is a 1950's fabric piece with a background of dark-plum(almost purple) with the classic motifs of temari-balls, open fan, flower clusters with thin decorative ribbons swirling in background; the largest figure of flowers cluster is 6.5 inches (16.51cm) in diameter; Wider range of brightly colored and dark colors used in the design patterns, including the following: orange, yellow, colonial blue, moss-green, pink, and white; this is print fabric so designs on one side, but visible on reverse; no-sheen, slight drape.

Recommended for making scarf or accessories.

Condition: Excellent.
Regular price $ 0.00 Sale price $ 18.00

6423: 1950s Japanese Kimono Silk Fabric Piece 59" (AraiHari)