6034: 1960s Japanese Kimono Silk Fabric, Piece 58in. AraiHari

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Vintage Japanese Textiles:
1960s  Silk Fabric Piece  

Width: 14 inches / 35.56 cm
Length: 58 inches / 127 cm

Catalog# 6034: 

US$15.00 per piece

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Item Details and Description:

  • 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 slightly translucent,  a 1960s black kimono fabric piece in with various light burgundy-colored figures ( .5 inch / 12.7 mm square) with motifs arranged in parallel rows which are slightly staggered row-to-row;  There are a few randomly placed larger .75 inch / 19.05 mm squares which are silver-white; Fabric is also interwoven with large diamond and geometric grid lines, visible more so on the reverse (see last picture for back view), which is solid black; fabric has a slightly textured feel, closer to that of raw silk, unlike damask.

  • Colors: Please remember that colors shown may differ on different devices. Please note the colors listed in the text here.

  • Condition:  Excellent. 
$ 15.00

6034: 1960s Japanese Kimono Silk Fabric, Piece 58in. AraiHari