5789: 1950's Japanese Chirimen Silk kimono fabric by yard

5789: 1950s Japanese chirimen kimono silk, 62"

1950's Japanese Chirimen Silk Piece
Kimono Fabric
(Arai Hari)

Catalog# 5789

Width:13.25 inches / 33.7 cm

Length: 62" / 157.48 cm


USA Shipping included under 4 Lbs. total package weight

Item Details and Description

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: Light-medium weight Japanese vintage chirimen (crepe)silk kimono fabric used to make  women's kimono; designs -- starting at top, there is a very pale light blue-cream shade of coloring which slowly  darkens down thefabric to the bottom portion which is some sort of thatch or grid, seemingly almost an abstract design; colors are pastel greens, tans and browns (see close-ups); Very unusual look for this period.

Condition: Excellent.

    $ 12.00

    5789: 1950's Japanese Chirimen Silk kimono fabric by yard