6224: 1950s Japanese Silk Kimono Fabric, Arai-Hari, 61 in.

6224; 1950s Japanese silk, close1

1950s Japanese Silk Kimono Fabric 57"
 Arai-Hari 

Catalog# 6224

Width: 13.5 inches / 34.29 cm

Length: 61 inches / 154.94 cm

US$15.00

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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:  Medium to heavyweight silk kimono fabric, originally used to make woman's kimono; dark copper-brown fabric background has interwoven 1/4 inch (6.35mm) squares configured into checkerboard design but using 3 colors: brown, light brown, and off-white; This is one of the thickest silks fromthis period we've seen in some time; see last picture which shows how the reverse is a negative of the  front (reversed colors for background).

Condition: Excellent.

$ 15.00

6224: 1950s Japanese Silk Kimono Fabric, Arai-Hari, 61 in.