5979: 1930s-50s Japanese Silk Kimono Fabric,Stripes 58in.(Arai Hari)

5979 1930s Japanese silk, close stripes

Vintage Japanese Textiles:
1930's-1950's Arai Hari Used
 Silk Kimono Fabric Piece


Width: 13 inches / 33.02 cm
Length: 58 inches / 147.32 cm

Catalog# 5979:

US$10.00 per piece

USA Shipping included under 4 pounds package weight


Fabric History/Pedigree: 1930's-, 50'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 similar to summer ro silk, translucent silk; no sheen; slightly textured tothe touch; stripes are same on both sides; the background is between dark plum and burgundy red, with stripes rendered by different lighter burgundy to plum-red hues of the stripes on one half (see initial picture close-up); Stripes alternate between 1/8 inch (3.17mm) and 3/8 inch (9.53 mm);
TECHNICAL NOTE ON COLORS:  Please keep in mind that colors vary depending on the device, so note our color details in the text here;  Also, the colors are in gradation between a dark plum and a burgundy red, with stripes done by the interweaving process; Our pictures of the larger views are a tad darker than fabric appears in incandescent and fluorescent lighting here;  The first image close-up above is closest to the actual color which we see here in room light.

Condition: Excellent.
Regular price $ 0.00 Sale price $ 10.00

5979: 1930s-50s Japanese Silk Kimono Fabric,Stripes 58in.(Arai Hari)