5260: 1950's Japanese Silk Fabric, Plum & Silver,Ladies Kimono Fabric, 58in

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Catalog #5260
Antique Japanese Textiles:

 1950's Japanese Silk Piece

Ladies Silk Kimono Fabric, Medium-Heavy Weight

From Arai-Hari, Special Kimono Cleaners in Japan

Width:14.25 inches / 36.2 cm
Length: 58 inches  / 1.47m


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Item Details and Description

Fabric History/Pedigree: 1950's, derived from used lady's ceremonial silk kimono; taken apart and cleaned in Japan by Arai-Hari (specialty kimono cleaners in Japan); Received four full pieces of this size; designs shown are uninterrupted the full length; 

Fabric Description: Cascade of flowers on medium to heavy-weight  silk from 1950s, in excellent condition;  Continuous designs running full length of piece; Sold by 58 inch (1.47m) length piece.

Fabric Type: heavier weight silk, thick and tightly woven with deep plum as front side background with burnished silver color designs, with reverse coloration on rear (reverse side is burnished silver background and deep plum flowers designs); slight sheen and  drape; higher quality Japanese silk of 50's.

Measurements: Width= 14.25 inches / 36.2cm ; Length= 58inches (1.47m) per piece.

Colors: Deep plum and burnished silvers
(TECH NOTE: Our two pictures of full length views are darker than actual, use close-ups for better rendering of the deep purple and silver colors).

Motifs: Simple flowers cascade lengthwise.

Condition: Outstanding for its age, colors still strong, clean,no stains or tears.
 4 pieces now available.

Suitable for framing,scarf or clothing accessory designer purposes.

$ 20.00

5260: 1950's Japanese Silk Fabric, Plum & Silver,Ladies Kimono Fabric, 58in