5808: 1950's Japanese Silk Kimono 58" Piece, Fine Kinsha Silk

5807 1950s KinshaJapanese Kimono Silk, full view

Catalog# 5808
1950's Japanese Silk Kimono
Arai-Hari, by Piece(58")
Special Kinsha
Peonies

Width: 13.5 inches / 34.3 cm

Length: 58 inches / 147.32 cm

US$20.00 

USA Shipping included under 4 lbs. total package weight

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.

    $ 20.00

    5808: 1950's Japanese Silk Kimono 58" Piece, Fine Kinsha Silk