5509: 1980's Vintage Japanese Silk Piece, kimono fabric, Arai-Hari

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Catalog#:5509

Width:15 inches / 38.1 cm
Length: 63 Inches / 1.6m
US$20.00 / piece (1.75yds)

USA Shipping included under 4lbs total package weight

Item Details and Description

Fabric History/Pedigree: 1980's, 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: Japanese vintage silk kimono fabric used to make a woman's kimono.

Fabric Type: Lightweight silk, designs same on both sides; has the slightly rough texture found in raw unprocessed silks (before being dyed).

Measurements: width =15 inches/ 38.1 cm; Length= 1.75 Yards (1.6m).

Colors: pastel types of green, lavenders, light blues and peach.

Motifs: Bands of different colors running lengthwise with subtle flower designs in the columns

Condition: Excellent.

    $ 20.00

    5509: 1980's Vintage Japanese Silk Piece, kimono fabric, Arai-Hari