6252: 1950's Japanese Silk Kimono Fabric, 59in.(Arai Hari)
Vintage Japanese Textiles:
1950's Arai Hari Used
Silk Kimono Fabric Piece
Width: 13.75 inches / 34.92 cm
Length: 59 inches / 149.86 cm
US$20.00 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 cream and light olive-green background with speckled figures as background field with stylized flowers and flower stems that are mostly irregularly shaped; The foreground (flowers) are in a dark green (looks black in lower light); There are a few burnished gold tone accents on leaves scattered about; This pattern is on one side only, but faint shadow of patterns and colors visible on reverse; fabric is slightly textured, no sheen, has some drape; nice to make scarf or accessory.
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