6444: 1930s-50s Japanese Kimono Silk Fabric Piece 57" (AraiHari)

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

Width: 13 inches / 33.02 cm
Length: 57 inches / 144.78 cm

Catalog# 6444:

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; This old silk fabric piece has a  solid-gray background and motif is replete with many types of flowers; the design is print on one side, visible on reverse; fabric's weave renders it with a slightly textured feel, similar to chirimen (crepe), but not quite;  Colors used in the designs as follow: dark purple, dark green-blue, iron reds, light mustard, and off-whites; slight drape.

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.
$ 15.00

6444: 1930s-50s Japanese Kimono Silk Fabric Piece 57" (AraiHari)