6236: 1980's Japanese Silk-Wool Blend,61in., Arai-Hari

6236: 1980s Silk-Wool Fabric, long view

Catalog# 6236

1960's  Deadstock Japanese Textiles:
  Silk-Wool Blend
Kimono Fabric by Piece

Width:14.5 inches / 36.83 cm
Length: 61 inches / 154.94 cm

Item Details and Description

Fabric History/Pedigree: Pieces received 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.

Description:  This is a 1960's medium weight silk-wool blend used for making a woman's kimono. The fabric design is the same on both sides, solid red background with 4.5 inches (11.43cm) long floral figures which run along one side lengthwise; figures are rendered by the interweaving process using soft-white tiny pixelated lines; fabric slightly smooth, feels closer to raw silk; same on both sides.

Condition: EXCELLENT.

$ 20.00

6236: 1980's Japanese Silk-Wool Blend,61in., Arai-Hari