5977: 1950s Japanese Silk Kimono Fabric, 59in.(Arai Hari)
Vintage Japanese Textiles:
1950s Arai Hari Used
Silk Kimono Fabric Piece
Width: 14 inches / 35.56 cm
Length: 59 inches / 149.86 cm
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.
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