6331: 1980s Japanese Silk Kimono Fabric, 56in.(Arai Hari)
Vintage Japanese Textiles:
1980's Arai Hari Used
Silk Kimono Fabric Piece
Width: 14 inches / 35.56 cm
Length: 56 inches / 142.24 cm
US$20.00 per piece
USA Shipping included under 4 pounds package weight
Fabric History/Pedigree: 1980s lightweight 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: Lightweight kimono silk originally intended for use in making ceremonial kimono (furisode type); Ornate cream-color white background with full floral motifs and other traditional designs, including shibori-dots design in stream shapes,bamboo, peonies, chrysanthemums; white background has some places with very slight hint of pink; also, entire fabric is interwoven with ornate classic designs of chrysanthemums and streams; fabric has extensive light metallic gold accents throughout; Other colors within designs: red, tangerine, greens, purple,cream, black, and gold; intended on one side but most of the pattern is somewhat visible on reverse; lovely designs, suitable for framing or making scarf or accessories.
NOTE: Colors differ on different devices so please use our text descriptions as reference.
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