6147: 1960s Japanese Kimono Silk Fabric, Piece 62in. AraiHari
Vintage Japanese Textiles:
1960's Kimono Silk Fabric Piece
Width: 14 inches / 35.56 cm
Length: 62 inches / 157.48 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; light-medium weight (not translucent) mustard-yellow and several shades of black color background; the fabric is quite textured to the touch as the weave is done so as to render tiny pixels to produce the design of diamond shapes nested in each figure, all laid out to create the grid shown; Outer diamond figures are 9 inches(2286) at longest; patterns same on both sides.
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