6338: 1950's Japanese Silk Kimono Fabric 57 in.(Arai Hari)

6338: 1950s Japanese Silk, full length view

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

Width: 13.75 inches / 34.92 cm
Length: 57 inches /  144.78 cm

Catalog# 6338

US$15.00 per piece

USA Shipping included under 4 pounds package weight


Fabric History/Pedigree: 1950s summer 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 kimono;  lightweight, slightly translucent  Fabric is completely interwoven with classic motifs, including: pines, bamboo, ornate fabrics unrolled, shibori-dots motif (not actual shibori) other traditional designs; background is  purple with six single or pairs of soft-white chrysanthemums irregularly placed along the length of the fabric; single mums are about 2.5 inches/6.4 cm diameter; Flowers also have off-white, pale gray with some hues of pale pink; flower centers are in mustard-yellow and vermillion and yellow; Patterns on one side, but some is visible on reverse. 

Condition: Excellent.
$ 15.00

6338: 1950's Japanese Silk Kimono Fabric 57 in.(Arai Hari)