6424: 1950s Japanese Kimono Silk Fabric Piece 57" (AraiHari)

6424: 1950s Japanese Silk, long view

Vintage Japanese Textiles:
1950's  Silk Fabric Piece Shibori 

Width: 14 inches / 35.56 cm
Length: 57 inches / 144.78 cm

Catalog# 6424:

US$20.00 per piece

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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 Description: Lightweight silk originally intended to make a woman's kimono; This is a 1950's fabric piece with a purple background which is filled with smaller shibori-dots print design (not tie-dyed shibori) in off-shite; Classic motifs include: royal carriage, partial view of the veranda of a country home, maple leaves, peonies, pine branches, multi-colored cherry blossoms and plum blossoms; a Wider range of brightly colored to dark colors used in the design patterns, including the following: mixed blues, greens, iron-red, tan, off-white, mustard, dark lavender; this is a print fabric so designs on  one side, but visible on reverse; no-sheen, some drape.

Recommended for making scarf or accessories.

Condition: Excellent.
$ 20.00

6424: 1950s Japanese Kimono Silk Fabric Piece 57" (AraiHari)