5799:1950's Japanese Silk Fabric, 41 inches (AraiHari)
Vintage Japanese Textiles:
1950's Silk Fabric Piece
Width: 13.5 inches / 34.39 cm
Length: 41 inches / 104.14 cm
US$12.00 per piece
USA Shipping included under 4 pounds package weight
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: Medium-weight 1950's Japanese kimono silk which is a vermilion and light silver background with interwoven fine metallic gold color threads throughout; fabric is also interwoven with floral figures (plum blossoms, iris, bamboo leaves, maple leaves & chrysanthemums); The bands of vermilion and silver run diagonally and are 7 inches / 17.8 cm in width; Patterns same on both sides; fabric has rough texture to the touch due to the metallic interwoven threads.
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