6152: 1950s Japanese Kimono Silk Fabric, Piece 50in. AraiHari

6152: 1960s Japanese  Silk fabric,longview

Vintage Japanese Textiles:
1950s Silk Fabric Piece  

Width: 13.75 inches / 34.92 cm
Length: 50 inches / 127 cm

Catalog# 6152: 

US$15.00 per piece

USA Shipping included under 4 pounds package weight


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 distinctive fabric from 1950s a lightweight silk, slightly translucent; designs same on both sides; patterns are of  background with large asa motif (hemp, traditional reticular look) and large areas of grapes and grape leaves; seldom seen designs; background color is a rusty-orange with motifs in light tan; Note also that the fabric weave creates tiny lines running at various partial lengths laterally and brighter than surrounding areas; the fabric is slightly textured to the touch, no sheen.                   
  • Condition:  Excellent. 


Regular price $ 0.00 Sale price $ 15.00

6152: 1950s Japanese Kimono Silk Fabric, Piece 50in. AraiHari