6173: 1970's Japanese Tsumugi Silk fabric 58in. Piece(Arai-Hari)
1970s Japanese Tsumugi Silk Fabric
(Japanese Kimono Cleaner)
Width:14.5 inches / 36.83 cm
Length: 58 Inches / 147.32 cm
US$15.00 / piece
USA Shipping included under 4 lbs total package weight
Item Details and Description
- Fabric History/Pedigree: 1970's tsumugi (pongee) silk 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: Japanese vintage traditional Tsumugi is a pongee type silk-making process using raw silk threads; Interwoven tiny mesh pattern in black and navy blue; looks solid from a distance but in close-up (last image above)and brighter light the pixel mesh look is seen; the fabric is fairly smooth texture, closer to what raw silk feels like; same on both sides; there is 1/4 inch (6.35 mm) on each side, so the width with pixelated background is 14 inches (35.56 cm) wide.
- Colors: Please use our text color descriptions to complement pictures as colors differ on each device.
- Condition: Excellent.
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