6048: 1960s Japanese Tsumugi Silk fabric 41in. Piece(Arai-Hari)

6048: 1960s Japanese Tsumugi Silk,length

Catalog#: 6048
Rare 1960s Japanese Tsumugi Silk Fabric 

from Arai-Hari
(Japanese Kimono Cleaner)

Width:14 inches / 35.56 cm
Length: 41 Inches / 104.14 cm

US$15.00 / piece
USA Shipping included under 4 lbs total package weight

 Item Details and Description:

  • Fabric History/Pedigree: 1960s 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; this tsumugi is a  light, translucent fabric but less textured to the touch than others of this period -- smooth but not like a damask; no-sheen; Designs are large stylized leaves (maple?) on a background of checkered mesh pattern whose black elements are about 1/2 inch / 12.7 mm square; The mesh lines are in a sort of light mustard and the flowers use mustard, iron0--red, rust-color, dark aqua-blue, all muted tones.

  • Condition: Excellent.
    $ 15.00

    6048: 1960s Japanese Tsumugi Silk fabric 41in. Piece(Arai-Hari)