6354: 1950s Japanese Silk Kimono Fabric, 53in.(Arai Hari)
Vintage Japanese Textiles:
1950's Arai Hari Used
Silk Kimono Fabric Piece
(Tiny Japanese Decorated Bells Motif)
Width: 14 inches / 35.56 cm
Length: 53 inches / 134.62 cm
US$18.00 per piece
USA Shipping included under 4 pounds package weight
Fabric History/Pedigree: 1950s 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 silk, brown background which has interwoven classic stripes and geometric fields and some florals throughout; fabric itself is replete with traditional decorated Japanese bells, all of which are 1/2" to 1" (12.7mm X 25.4mm); colors of bells are light-yellow, gray-blue, and burgundy-red with decorative colors including orange, purple & pink; Note also that bells' designs vary and many have a small band at the middle, and others have tiny flowers of several types; very slight sheen and slight drape.
The small size of the bell figures ideal for doll-makers or small scale projects.
NOTE: Colors differ on different devices so please use our text descriptions as reference.
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