6195: 1960s Japanese Silk Kimono Fabric, Arai-Hari, 60 in.
1960s Japanese Silk Kimono Fabric
Width: 14 inches / 35.56 cm
Length: 60 inches / 152.4 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: Lightweight silk kimono fabric, used to make woman's kimono; brocade patterns on one side; fabric is dark emerald-green solid background with ornate brocade patterns in gold & silver metallics, some burnished-gold; some accented areas seem embroidered (see close-ups); The largest of the 3 figures is 9.5 inches (24.13cm) at longest; There are 3 of these figures, bottom 2 different (shown in closeups) and top one has very edge clipped off
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