6091: 1960s Japanese Kimono Silk Fabric, Piece 54in. AraiHari

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Vintage Japanese Textiles:
1960s  Silk Fabric Piece  
Arai-Hari

Width: 14 inches / 35.56 cm
Length: 54 inches / 137.16 cm

Catalog# 6091: 

US$12.00 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 a 1960s  fabric piece with black background and designs of  2 inches (5.08 mm) long hexagonal shapes, evocative of traditional Japanese tortoise shell motifs; within each pink-bordered hexagon are concentric hexagons with starburst figure in white-silver at center; other colors are gray and darker gray; motif intended for one side, but it shows lightly on reverse;   fabric is textured to the touch, almost a chirimen feel.

  • Condition:  Excellent. 
$ 12.00

6091: 1960s Japanese Kimono Silk Fabric, Piece 54in. AraiHari