6443: 1930s-50s Japanese Kimono Silk Fabric Piece 58" (AraiHari)

6443:1930s Japanese Kimono Silk, long

Vintage Japanese Textiles:
1930s-1950s  Silk Fabric Piece 
Arai-Hari

Width: 14 inches / 35.56 cm
Length: 58 inches / 147.32 cm

Catalog# 6443:

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: Fine lightweight silk, slightly translucent, originally intended to make a woman's kimono; This is a higher quality silk fabric piece with a soft-gray background which also has interwoven large circular patterns which resemble family crests(mon); the design is print on one side, visible on reverse; motifs are of two slightly cursive bands (representing fabric?) running parallel lengthwise; these 2 bands are dark purple background with maple leaves, chrysanthemums and classically rendered waves design;  design colors are moss-green, rusty-iron, tan, light mustard and subdued whites; soft to touch, nice drape typical of 1930s Japanese silks; Suitable for framing.
Note on colors: As all devices have differing coloration, please use our text descriptions of colors to complement your sense of the color of the fabric.

Recommended for making scarf or accessories.

Condition: Excellent.
$ 18.00

6443: 1930s-50s Japanese Kimono Silk Fabric Piece 58" (AraiHari)