5398: 1960's Japanese Girls Kimono Chirimen Silk Fabric, 56 inches

5398 3/4 yard view, chirimen girls ceremonial silk fabric

Catalog# 5398

1960's Girls Kimono Chirimen Silk Fabric
Multiple Traditional Girls Kimono Motifs

Width: 13.75 inches / 34.9 cm

Length: 56 inches /  142.2 cm

US$15.00 per piece
Shipping free to USA under one pound


Item Details and Description

Fabric History/Pedigree: 1960's, found as cut pieces  from Arai Hari (special Japanese kimono cleaner -- see info on Arai-Hari HERE from John Marshall, expert on Japanese textile  derived from  girl's ceremonial kimono silk, chirimen (crepe) type;

Fabric Description: Light pastel pink background which has interwoven patterns throughout (chrysanthemums, flowers etc); designs are multiple traditional stylized themes of celebrations, including fans, ceremonial ribbons, royal carriage wheels, chrysanthemums, cherry blossoms and peonies; 

Type: Light-weight Japanese chirimen silk, nice drape; slightly translucent in brighter light.

Colors: designs on the light-pale pink background are a wide range of colors in red spectrum, a few yellows, light aqua-blue, lime green and dark greens.

Condition: Excellent.

SUITABLE FOR FRAMING, SCARF OR CLOTHING ACCESSORY DESIGNER PURPOSES
    $ 15.00

    5398: 1960's Japanese Girls Kimono Chirimen Silk Fabric, 56 inches