5661:1960's Japanese Silk Kimono Fabric, Arai-Hari 53inches Piece

5661 Arai Hari 53 inches view, Japanese Silk

Catalog#: 5661

Width:14.5 inches / 36.83 cm

Length: 53 inches / 134.6 cm

US$12.00 / piece

USA Shipping included under 4 Lbs total package weight

Item Details and Description

Fabric History/Pedigree: 1960'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 woman's kimono; This is a mock-kasuri, meant to look like older kasuri fabric designs (but it is a print).

Fabric Type: Lightweight silk, slightly translucent under bright light , print on one side; solid indigo-black on reverse; mimic of traditional kasuri (ikat) designs; Designs are a mix of traditional flowers, curved stream lines and oval aspect to designs running wave-like lengthwise (see close-ups).

Colors: backgrounds -- black with hint of indigo; motifs -- many varied tones of blue and rust colors.

Condition: Excellent.

    $ 12.00

    5661:1960's Japanese Silk Kimono Fabric, Arai-Hari 53inches Piece