5950: 1950's Japanese Silk Kimono Fabric, 41" Piece (Arai Hari)

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Vintage Japanese Textiles:
1950's Arai Hari Used
Silk Kimono Fabric Piece

Width: 14 inches / 35.56 cm
Length: 41 inches / 104.14 cm

Catalog# 5950:

US$10.00 per piece

USA Shipping included under 4 pounds package weight


Fabric History/Pedigree: 1950's silk fabric 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 Type:  Lightweight kimono silk fabric is intentionally woven to create a textured surface (similar to chirimen) with designs on one side; accent salmon-colored brocades (close-up); Fabric has interwoven wave patterns rendered with tiny shibori-like dots as part of the weaving process (see close-ups);  Reverse side shows back side of brocade threads for the salmon-colored figures; color is mauve background.

Condition: Excellent.

$ 10.00

5950: 1950's Japanese Silk Kimono Fabric, 41" Piece (Arai Hari)