6177: 1960s Japanese Silk Kimono Fabric,Thin, Arai-Hari, 42 in.

6177: 1960s sheer Japanese silk, close1

1960s Japanese Silk Kimono Fabric
Very Thin w/Metallic Figures
Arai-Hari 

Catalog# 6177

Width: 14.5 inches / 36.83 cm

Length: 42 inches / 147.32 cm

US$10.00

USA Shipping included under 4 lbs. total package weight

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:  Highly Distinctive ultra-lightweight silk kimono fabric, almost sheer and is very translucent; the background is black with interwoven bands in parallel lengthwise; Bands also have  very subtle striations within them in very muted gold; Metallic designs (3 per piece) are about 7 inches (17.78 cm) at largest dimension, including flowers and fence; these figures are mostly metallic gold but also use green, burgundy and silvers; most unusual piece.

Condition: Excellent.

$ 10.00

6177: 1960s Japanese Silk Kimono Fabric,Thin, Arai-Hari, 42 in.