6427: 1950s Japanese Kimono Silk Fabric Piece 63" (AraiHari)

6427: 1950s Japanese silk, iris, long view

Vintage Japanese Textiles:
1950's  Silk Fabric Piece 
Arai-Hari

Width: 13.5 inches / 34.29 cm
Length: 63 inches / 160.02 cm

Catalog# 6427:

US$18.00 per piece

USA Shipping included under 4 pounds package weight

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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, very slightly translucent; This is a 1950's fabric piece with a background of unusual color which seems a combination of burgundy and plum with a hint of brown;  the  distinctive motifs are of stylized iris flowers in early stage of blooming; Fabric is textured, resembling a chirimen texture (but is not); lines of the iris flowers are white, black and lavender; some tiny metallic brocade threads in places; design on one side, with reverse coloring at back; fabric has nice drape for such a light fabric; slight sheen


Recommended for making scarf or accessories.

Condition: Excellent.
Regular price $ 0.00 Sale price $ 18.00

6427: 1950s Japanese Kimono Silk Fabric Piece 63" (AraiHari)