6340: 1950's Japanese Silk Nagajuban Fabric 61 in.(Arai Hari)
Vintage Japanese Textiles:
1950s Arai Hari Used
Delicate Silk Kimono Fabric Piece
Width: 13 inches / 33.02 cm
Length: 61 inches / 154.94 cm
US$18.00 per piece
USA Shipping included under 4 pounds package weight
Fabric History/Pedigree: 1950s high quality chirimen 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 to make woman's under-kimono (nagajuban) orformal kimono liner; lightweight fabric is lightly translucent and is completely interwoven with classic motifs, mostly chrysanthemums throughout; same on both sides; color has gradations from mostly ivory to ivory with pale peachy-pink; Great for making scarf or accessories as it has good drape and is soft.
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