5261: 1950's Japanese Silk Fabric,Ladies Kimono Fabric, 67in

5261: 1950s Japanese Kimono Silk, full length 67inches

Catalog #5261
Antique Japanese Textiles:

 1950's Japanese Silk Piece

Ladies Silk Kimono Fabric, Light Weight
Pink with touch of peach color

From Arai-Hari, Special Kimono Cleaners in Japan

Width:13.75 inches / 34.9 cm
Length: 67 inches  / 1.7m


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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 two full pieces of this size; designs shown are uninterrupted the full length; 

Fabric Description: Cascade of large chrysanthemums and stylize circular designs with other flowers etc within (see close-ups), on light-weight  silk from 1950s, in excellent condition;  Continuous designs running full length of piece; Sold by 67 inch (1.7m) length piece.

Fabric Type: Lightweight silk, slight drape with background being a pink with hint of peach (esp,.in lower incandescent lighting); other traditional geometric and floral patterns are interwoven into fabric. very slight sheen and  drape; higher quality Japanese silk of 50's.

Measurements: Width= 13.75 inches / 34.9cm ; Length= 67inches (1.7m) per piece; Floral and mandala-like designs are from 7 inches(17.8cm) to 4 inches (10.2cm) diameters

Colors: background is pink with hint of peach; designs are in various dark tones of red, vermilion (shuiro), green, black, mustard.

Motifs: Traditional multiple renderings of classic chrysanthemums, including some which are mandala-like; cascade lengthwise.

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

Suitable for framing,scarf or clothing accessory designer purposes.

$ 20.00

5261: 1950's Japanese Silk Fabric,Ladies Kimono Fabric, 67in