6171: 1960s Japanese Silk Kimono Fabric, Arai-Hari, 59 in.
1960s Japanese Silk Kimono Fabric
Width: 14 inches / 35.56 cm
Length: 59 inches / 149.86 cm
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Item Details and Description
Fabric History/Pedigree: 1960s 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, white-silver tiny diamond shapes in pixelated background and solid black with same interwoven patterns as front only in negative on reverse; front designs areclassic bamboo leaves; Note a few places where burgundy shades are used in the leaves; Fabric front is slightly textured, no-sheen, little drape.