5712: 1960's Japanese Pongee Silk Tsumugi, 42" (Arai Hari)
1960's Rare Japanese Textiles (Arai Hari):
Tsumugi (pongee) Silk Fabric
Width:14 inches / 35.56 cm
Length: 42 inches / 106.68 cm
US$12.00 per piece
Item Details and Description
Fabric Description Details:
This is a lightweight tsumugi (pongee) silk from 1960s; The design is same on both sides, elaborate and complex geometric shapes; entire design is done through use of tiny pixels; colors all lighter shades including light yellow, pastel blue, some pinks and other dark burgundy (stitch-like) and light colonial blue-gray.
Note the interwoven patterns of what resembles floating seaweed underwater(running vertically throughout; Very unusual design for this period.