6207: 1960s Japanese Silk Kimono Fabric, Arai-Hari, 59 in.
1960s Japanese Silk Kimono Fabric
Width: 14.25 inches / 36.2 cm
Length: 59 inches / 149.86 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, only slightly translucent, used to make woman's kimono; fabric patterns one side; fabric is dark green background with 1 inch (2.54cm) wide stripes in slightly different lighter green; stripes are evenly spaced and run lengthwise and have single pinstripe in thin metallic silver on both edges of stripes; Black large Japanese maple leaves are the motif;
NOTE ON COLORS: Please use our text descriptions of colors to complement pictures, as colors vary on different devices.
Condition: Excellent, one repair 2" from edge, 26" deep, dime-sized repair, see closeup, last pictures above.