6145: 1950s Japanese Kimono Silk Fabric, Piece 56in.AraiHari

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Vintage Japanese Textiles:
1950's Kimono Silk Fabric Piece  

Width: 14.25 inches / 36.2 cm
Length: 56 inches / 142.24 cm

(1/4" / 6.35mm selvage on each side)

Catalog# 6145: 

List Price: US$20.00 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: This 1950s piece is a  light-medium weight(slightly translucent) mustard-green color background with interwoven groups (3) of overlain rectangles, largest being 5"x 6" (12.7cmx 15.24cm); Weaving of fabric causes a slight striated or pin-lined look to the fabric running lengthwise; Each rectangle has either peonies or rendering of traditional Japanese bamboo fence within;  Design colors are soft to medium yellows, tangerines and a few light-blue accents; slight sheen; Designs same on both sides; selvage on both sides (.25"/6.35mm), so actual width of designed fabric is 13.75 inches / 34.92cm; fabric is slightly stiff, resembles meisen.

  • Condition:  Excellent. 
Regular price $ 0.00 Sale price $ 10.00

6145: 1950s Japanese Kimono Silk Fabric, Piece 56in.AraiHari