Vintage Japanese Kimono Fabrics by Piece Cottons_
7012: 1970s Japanese Cotton Fabric, 47in. Piece(AraiHari)Abstract
Vintage Japanese Textiles:
1970s Yukata Cotton Kimono Fabric
Width: 14.25 inches / 36.2 cm
Length: 47 inches/ 119.38 cm
US$12.00 per piece
Fabric History/Provenance: 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 fabric, slightly translucent, is a cotton fabric originally intended for use in making a yukata (summer cotton kimono); Rather non-traditional, abstract sort of look, obtuse or irregularly shaped geometric figures in puzzle array; largest figures are about 10 inches (25.4 cm) at largest dimensions; These black-bordered geometrics are filled with a variety of mottled fields; colors used: black, burgundy, gray, pink and off-whites; (Please view close-ups); same on both sides; fabric still slightly stiff.
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