6153: 1930s-50s Japanese Silk Kimono Chirimen Fabric, Arai-Hari,54 in.
1930s-1950s Japanese Silk Kimono Fabric
Width: 13.5 inches / 34.29 cm
Length: 54 inches / 137.16 cm
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Item Details and Description
Fabric History/Pedigree: 1930s-1950s piece derived 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: Distinctive lightweight silk kimono fabric used to make woman's kimono; fabric patterns on one side only are classic traditional motifs, to include: royal carriage, peonies, chrysanthemums, bamboo fence, pine needles, and other flowers; design colors: several shades of peach, light browns, off-whites, moss green, black, dark lavender, light olive-greens; Fabric is a lightly textured crepe (chirimen); some drape.