6345: 1970s Japanese Silk Kimono Fabric, 55in.(Arai Hari)
Vintage Japanese Textiles:
1970's Arai Hari Used
Silk Kimono Fabric Piece
Width: 14.5 inches / 36.83 cm
Length: 55 inches / 139.7 cm
US$15.00 per piece
USA Shipping included under 4 pounds package weight
Fabric History/Pedigree: 1970s 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: Medium-weight kimono silk originally intended for use in making woman's everyday kimono; Colors: background is black and silver-gray, other colors within the designs are burgundy, blue and other shades of gray; Designs are 4 inches (10.16 cm) long elliptical shapes arranged irregularly filling the fabric; designs witin the figures vary; This fabric is quite rough to touch for silk, so assume it was originally intended for winter or work wear garment; Same on both sides.
NOTE: Colors differ on different devices so please use our text descriptions as reference.
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