5644: 1960's Japanese Ro Silk Fabric, By Piece (AraiHari), dragonfly

5644 ro silk 60" view, 1960s arai hari kimono fabric

Vintage Japanese Textiles:
1960's  Ro Summer Silk Fabric Piece

(Dragonflies & Pine Needles)

Width: 14 inches / 35.56 cm
Length: 60 inches / 152.4 cm

Catalog# 5644:

US$12.00 per piece

USA Shipping included under 4 pounds package weight


Fabric History/Pedigree: 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:  Lightweight 1960's summer Ro silk (we call it 'skip stitch' due to the way it is woven); light weight silk, slightly translucent with some drape; designs are interwoven so same on both sides.

Fabric Motif: 
dragonflies ( 1.5 inches / 3.81 cm across) and diamond shapes made of geometric maze patterns ( 3 inches / 7.62 top to bottom).

Colors:  Fabric is black with off-white motifs; some dragonflies have slight copper color accents.

Condition: Excellent.
$ 12.00

5644: 1960's Japanese Ro Silk Fabric, By Piece (AraiHari), dragonfly