6435: 1950s Japanese Kimono Silk Fabric Piece 59" (AraiHari)

6435: 1950s Japanese Silk Kimono Fabric

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

Width: 14 inches / 35.56 cm
Length: 59 inches / 149.86 cm

Catalog# 6435:

US$15.00 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; This is a higher quality 1950's silk fabric piece with a background of dark burgundy with a hint of brown; background is interwoven with distinctive designs of pine needles and various flowers as well as some squares with floral figures -- all these are in more sheen than rest of fabric); color motifs are chrysanthemums and  daffodils, as well as tiny spots of single pink cherry blossoms throughout; colors used are dark pastels of orange, pink, yellow, blue, green, and lavender, plus a few lime-green;  this is print fabric so designs on one side, but visible on reverse; sheen as described, slight drape.

Recommended for making scarf or accessories.

Condition: Excellent.
$ 15.00

6435: 1950s Japanese Kimono Silk Fabric Piece 59" (AraiHari)