6203: 1950s Japanese Silk Kimono Fabric, Arai-Hari, 57 in.
1950s Japanese Silk Kimono Fabric 55"
Width: 13 inches / 33.02 cm
Length: 57 inches / 144.78 cm
USA Shipping included under 4 lbs. total package weight
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 silk kimono fabric, used to make woman's kimono; printed fabric patterns on one side; fabric is black background almost filled with flowers and mustard-colored shibori-dot fields; colors of chrysanthemums & plum blossom flowers include: white, Fuschia, blues, greens, purple, light-tangerine and light colonial blue; Some of the flowers have metallic golden accents or trim; fabric is interwoven with royal carriage wheels patterns throughout; fabric is soft to the touch.
NOTE ON COLORS: Please use our text descriptions of colors to complement pictures, as colors vary on different devices.