6326: 1950's Japanese Silk Kimono Fabric, 60in.(Arai Hari)

6326: 1950s Japanese silk fabric, close2

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

Width: 13.5 inches / 34.29 cm
Length: 60 inches /  152.4 cm

Catalog# 6326

US$20.00 per piece

USA Shipping included under 4 pounds package weight


Fabric History/Pedigree: 1950s silk fabric piece 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:  Originally used in woman's everyday kimono;  lightweight Fabric is slightly translucent, only slightly textured fabric; alternating gray and cream-colored stripes run lengthwise with what look like strands of beads irregularly spaced withing both colors stripes; Other colors used:rust-red, black, light mustard; very different design, less of traditional Japanese sense to the design; motifs on one side, but can be seen on reverse; no sheen to this fabric and minimal drape.  

Condition: Excellent.
$ 20.00

6326: 1950's Japanese Silk Kimono Fabric, 60in.(Arai Hari)