6015: 1960s 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$15.00 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 1960s light-slate-blue fabric piece in a distinctive mix of classic traditional Japanese motifs: several different geometrics, waves, crests (mon), hemp(asa) leaves in web -- all in very fine soft-white lines and small scale (elements about 1 inch / 2.54cm; the fabric is a lightly-textured chirimen (crepe); see close-ups.
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