5606: 1960's Japanese Tsumugi Silk fabric 40" Piece (Arai-Hari)
Rare Japanese Tsumugi Fabric
(Japanese Kimono Cleaner)
Width:14 inches / 35.56 cm
Length: 40 Inches / 101.6 cm
US$10.00 / piece
USA Shipping included under 4 lbs total package weight
Item Details and Description
Fabric History/Pedigree: 1960's tsumugi (pongee) silk 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 traditional Tsumugi is a pongee type silk-making process using raw silk threads; checkerboard pattern in rust and greenish-browns; tsumugi is light fabric but textured to the touch, closer to what raw silk feels like.