6186: 1950s Japanese Silk Kimono Fabric, Arai-Hari, 56 in.
1950s Japanese Silk Kimono Fabric
Width: 13.75 inches / 34.92 cm
Length: 56 inches / 142.24 cm
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Item Details and Description
Fabric History/Pedigree: 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: Lightweight slightly translucent silk kimono fabric, used to make woman's kimono; fabric patterns are of groups of differing colored pinstripes which run the length of the fabric; background fabric is black with the majority of pinstripes in dark brown and burgundy, with staccato pin stripes evenly spaced (about 1 inch / 2.54cm) apart; Same on both sides, no sheen.