5808: 1950's Japanese Silk Kimono 58" Piece, Fine Kinsha Silk
1950's Japanese Silk Kimono
Arai-Hari, by Piece(58")
Width: 13.5 inches / 34.3 cm
Length: 58 inches / 147.32 cm
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Item Details and Description
Fabric History/Pedigree: 1950's pieces derived from traditional Japanese kimono cleaner 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 originally used to make a woman's kimono; Patterns of large peonies with curlicue stems and leaves on one side.
Fabric Type: Fine, light weight silk called kinsha, very slightly textured to touch, slight sheen, interwoven with metallic edges to some designs ;
Colors: Background is deep purple with peonies salmon, light brown and off white; subtle color transtions (sort of gradation) within flowers (see close-ups).
Condition: Excellent. for its age.
Recommended for making scarf, clothing accessories.
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