6408: 1960s Japanese Silk Kimono Fabric, 58 in.(Arai Hari)
Vintage Japanese Textiles:
1960's Arai Hari Used
Silk Kimono Fabric Piece
Width: 14 inches / 35.56 cm
Length: 58 inches / 147.32 cm
US$20.00 per piece
USA Shipping included under 4 pounds package weight
Fabric History/Pedigree: 1960s 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.
1960s Japanese silk kimono fabric which has a black background with interwoven decorative ribbons running lengthwise; also different-sized brocaded squares (largest is 3 inches/7.62cm square); designs are on one side; back is negative coloring of the front - burgundy background with black ribbons and brocade threads; There are also metallic silver or gold threads used in the square figures, as well as a few of these lengthwise; a few very tiny pinholes along the center(these can only be seen with bright light behind the fabric).
NOTE: Colors differ on different devices so please use our text descriptions as reference.
Recommended for making scarf or accessories.
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