5977: 1950s Japanese Silk Kimono Fabric, 59in.(Arai Hari)

5977 1950s silk, 1 yard view

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

Width: 14 inches / 35.56 cm
Length: 59 inches / 149.86 cm

Catalog# 5977:

US$12.00 per piece

USA Shipping included under 4 pounds package weight


Fabric History/Pedigree: 1950's kimono 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 slightly translucent silk; no sheen; designs on one side only; the background is black with distinctive motifs: In background there are diamond shapes in lattice formationof 3 inches / 7.62 cm squares rendered by tiny pixels in red (can only be seen in close-ups); In addition, the main motifs are groups of three and two diamond shapes which are 2 inches / 5.08 cm square; The diamond shapes are a light blue intermingled with the red pixels mentioned above; Most unusual. 

Condition: Excellent.
$ 12.00

5977: 1950s Japanese Silk Kimono Fabric, 59in.(Arai Hari)