5712: 1960's Japanese Pongee Silk Tsumugi, 42" (Arai Hari)

5712: 1960's Japanese Pongee Silk  Tsumugi, 42" (Arai Hari)

Catalog# 5712

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 History/Pedigree: 1960's fabric from kimono pieces  from an Arai Hari (special Japanese kimono cleaner -- see info on Arai-Hari HERE from John Marshall, expert on Japanese textiles .)

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.

Condition: EXCELLENT

$ 12.00

5712: 1960's Japanese Pongee Silk Tsumugi, 42" (Arai Hari)