6395: 1970's Deadstock Japanese Kimono Mock-Silk Fabric, Arai-Hari

1970s Japanese Silk-Poly Blend Fabric

Catalog# 6395
1970's Used Arai-Hari
Kimono Silk-Poly Blend Fabric

Width: 14 inches / 35.6 cm
Length:  81 inches(2.25yds) / 2.06 m

US$15.00 per piece

Shipping included to USA under 4 pounds

Item Details and Description:

Fabric History/Pedigree: 1970s light-medium weight 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 Description:  Japanese vintage silk-poly(synthetic) blend kimono fabric designed for use in making woman's dress silk kimono; the background is a dark dark plum with fine-lines is sort of cascading whirlpool look; Other colors are blue, aqua-blue and some use of salmon colors; Motifs are repeating squares (average 5.25 inches/13.34 cm), alternating single square with overlapping pairs; these squares are designed: wooden traditional Japanese bridges, Royal Imperial Carriages, palace building, water ponds(stylized); Note the reverse view of last picture, negative of front with background in aqua-blue.

Type: Light-medium weight Japanese silk-poly blend, slight drape.

Condition: Excellent.


    $ 15.00

    6395: 1970's Deadstock Japanese Kimono Mock-Silk Fabric, Arai-Hari