6001: 1950s Japanese Kimono Chirimen Silk Fabric, Piece 59"(AraiHari)
Vintage Japanese Textiles:
1950s Kimono Chirimen Silk Fabric Piece
Width: 14 inches / 35.56 cm
Length: 59"/ 149.86 cm
US$20.00 per piece
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Fabric History/Pedigree: 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 Description: Lightweight silk is a 1950s piece in a classic floral design with chrysanthemums and Japanese maple leaves on a cream-colored background; fabric is lightly textured chirimen (crepe); designs are in several shades of mauve, burgundy and a few light pastel-blue flowers and leaves; see close-ups.
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