6240: 1950's Japanese Silk Kimono Fabric, 60in.(Arai Hari)

6240: 1950s Japanese Silk, 3/4 length

Vintage Japanese Textiles:
1950's Arai Hari Used
Silk Kimono Fabric Piece

Width: 14 inches / 35.56 cm
Length: 60 inches /  152.4 cm

Catalog# 6240

US$18.00 per piece

USA Shipping included under 4 pounds package weight


Fabric History/Pedigree: 1950's silk fabric 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.

Fabric Type:  Lightweight silk is a dark purple background with figures in staggered but symmetrical grid throughout; The designs are rendered in very fine lines tightly clustered lines, white and burgundy perpendicularly crossed; some of the smaller figures have mustard and white lines; The larger figures are about 2 inches (5.08cm) at longest; This pattern is on one side only, but faint shadow of patterns and colors visible on reverse;fabric is smooth, slight sheen, and has some drape; nice to make scarf or accessory. 

Condition: Excellent.
$ 18.00

6240: 1950's Japanese Silk Kimono Fabric, 60in.(Arai Hari)