6146: 1960s Japanese Kimono Silk Fabric, Piece 56in. AraiHari
Vintage Japanese Textiles:
1960's Kimono Silk Fabric Piece
Width: 14 inches / 35.56 cm
Length: 57 inches / 144.78 cm
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 a 1960s silk piece; lightweight (not translucent) light-brown color background with interwoven tiny checkerboard patterns throughout; Designs are on one side only, a composite of traditional hemp leaf (asa) motif (diamond shapes in clusters) and other blossom designs(peach, plum and peonies) throughout; Colors of patterns are in dark greens and burgundy-red; note also there are lateral thin lines scattered the length of the fabric.
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