6173: 1970's Japanese Tsumugi Silk fabric 58in. Piece(Arai-Hari)

6173: 1970s tsumugi silk, long view, 3/4

Catalog#: 6173

1970s Japanese Tsumugi Silk Fabric
from Arai-Hari
(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.
    $ 15.00

    6173: 1970's Japanese Tsumugi Silk fabric 58in. Piece(Arai-Hari)