6030: 1970's Japanese Tsumugi Silk fabric 73in. Piece(Arai-Hari)

6030: 1970s Japanese Tsumugi Silk,3/4view

Catalog#: 6030

Rare Japanese Tsumugi Fabric
from Arai-Hari
(Japanese Kimono Cleaner)

Width:14.25 inches / 36.2 cm

Length: 73 Inches / 185.42 cm

US$20.00 / piece 

USA Shipping included under 4 lbs total package weight

 

Item Details and Description

  • Fabric History/Pedigree: 1970's tsumugi (pongee) silk 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:  Japanese vintage traditional Tsumugi is a pongee type silk-making process using raw silk threads; large scale checkerboard pattern; this tsumugi is a  light fabric but textured to the touch, closer to what raw silk feels like.

  • Colors: Dark chocolate-brown background with large 4 inch (10.16 cm) squares bound by different color  3/4  inch (19.05 mm) bands which are light browns, moss-green and dark fuzzy-pink. 

  • MotifsLarge checkerboard design; same on both sides.

  • Condition: Excellent.
    $ 20.00

    6030: 1970's Japanese Tsumugi Silk fabric 73in. Piece(Arai-Hari)