5648: 1950's Japanese Silk Fabric, By Piece (AraiHari)

5648 1950's silk, 1 yard view

Vintage Japanese Textiles:
1950's  Silk Fabric Piece (Arai Hari)

Width: 14 inches / 35.56 cm
Length: 48 inches / 121.92 cm

Catalog# 5648:

US$12.00 per piece

USA Shipping included under 4 pounds package weight

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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 1950's silk. lighter weight  summer silk (but not 'ro'), slightly translucent with some drape; designs are interwoven so same on both sides; evocative of designs seen in tradtional kasuri (ikat) fabrics, geometric, fuzzy edges to designs (To learn more about traditional Japanese kasuri our info page is HERE.

Colors:  Fabric is a vermllion with slightly rusty tone (less of the orange seen in pure vemillion (called 'shuiro') color. Design patterns are in various shades of mustard, gray, black and ivory. 

Condition: Excellent.
$ 12.00

5648: 1950's Japanese Silk Fabric, By Piece (AraiHari)