7098: 1960s Japanese Silk Kimono Fabric, 57in.(Arai Hari) Komon

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Vintage Japanese Textiles:
1960s Arai-Hari Used
 Silk Kimono Fabric Piece

Komon, Small-Scale Motifs: Flowers, Bamboo Leaves, etc.)

Width: 13.5 inches / 34.29 cm
Length: 57 inches / 144.78 cm

Catalog# 7098:

US$18.00 per piece


Fabric History/Pedigree: 1960s kimono silk fabric 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 Type:  Lightweight & slightly translucent silk; textured but not quite chirimen (crepe); designs on one side only;  the background is a dark salmon color with traditional designs of small-scale flowers, bamboo leaves, and pine branches throughout (smallest 3/8 inch / 9.53 mm, largest are the Iris flowers that are about 1.5 inches / 38.1 mm tall );  colors of designs are muted tones of all of these: moss-green, red, tan, blue, and mustard; The entire fabric is filled with swirls of very tiny pixels that run in arcs, and as streams in places (Please see close-ups).

Colors: Please consider our text descriptions to complement your sense of the fabric, as colors and contrast differ on different devices.

Condition: Excellent.
$ 18.00

7098: 1960s Japanese Silk Kimono Fabric, 57in.(Arai Hari) Komon