6404: 1980's Japanese Wool Fabric, 60in. Piece (Arai-Hari)

6404: 1980s Japanese Wool, long view

Catalog# 6404

1980's Japanese  Wool Fabric
(Used and Cleaned by Arai-Hari)

Width: 14.5 inches / 36.83 cm

Length: 60 inches / 152.4 cm


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Item Details and Description

Fabric History/Pedigree: Pieces 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: Light-medium weight wool, slight drape; Japanese wool is a smoother and tighter weave than many Western worsted types of wool. (Interesting discussion of the term worsted wool is here.)

Motifs: This an interesting interwoven motif evocative of 1950s Meisen silks with large fuzzy-edged figures of flowers and branches or vines with a definite Impressionistic feel; designs same on both sides; tan background with desings in various shades of burgundy, salmon and black.

Condition: Excellent.
$ 15.00

6404: 1980's Japanese Wool Fabric, 60in. Piece (Arai-Hari)