6087: 1970's Japanese Tsumugi Silk fabric 54in. Piece(Arai-Hari)

6087: 1970s Tsumugi Silk, full length view

Catalog#: 6087

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

Width:14.5 inches / 36.83 cm

Length: 54 Inches / 137.16 cm

US$15.00 / 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  lighter, slightly translucent fabric but smooth to the touch, no-sheen; Pattern colors: Dark Charcoal background  (almost pitch-black, depending on the type of lighting), with  1.75 inches (44.45 cm) bands running lengthwise, as well as lateral smaller bands, all at right angles; intricate pixelation within the larger bands which include flowers; design colors are mainly shades ofbrown and off-white to tan; lateral stripes are burgundy red. NOTE: colors vary per device, so use our text descriptions as a guide on colors.

  • Condition: Excellent.
    $ 15.00

    6087: 1970's Japanese Tsumugi Silk fabric 54in. Piece(Arai-Hari)