6215: 1930s-50s Japanese Silk Kimono Fabric, Arai-Hari, 59 in.

6215: 1930s Japanese Silk, 3/4 length

1930s-1950s
Japanese Silk Kimono
Fabric 57"Piece Arai-Hari 

Catalog# 6215

Width: 13 inches / 33.02 cm

Length: 59 inches / 149.86 cm

US$18.00

USA Shipping included under 4 lbs. total package weight

Item Details and Description

Fabric History/Pedigree: 1930s-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 fine silk kimono fabric, slightly translucent, originally used to make woman's kimono; very dark purple (looks black in low light) fabric has distinctive designs of flowers and leaves as well as wave figure lines (short) irregularly spaced running lengthwise; fabric is fine and delicate, might be good for making scarf.

Condition: Excellent.

$ 18.00

6215: 1930s-50s Japanese Silk Kimono Fabric, Arai-Hari, 59 in.