6448: 1950s Japanese Kimono Silk Fabric Piece 57" (AraiHari)

6448: 1950s Japanese Silk,full length view

Vintage Japanese Textiles:
1950's Embroidered/Brocade Silk Fabric Piece 

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

Catalog# 6448:

US$15.00 per piece

USA Shipping included under 4 pounds package weight


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: Medium-weight silk originally intended to make a woman's kimono; This is a better quality and thicker silk fabric piece with a background of solid dark burgundy color with metallic silver and pink brocade and embroidered figures (floral); The metallic threads are interwoven pretty much throughout, this can especially be seen on the reverse; The embroidered shapes (shown in full view and several close-ups)  are stylized flowers (not sure of type).

Recommended for making scarf or accessories.

Condition: Excellent.
$ 15.00

6448: 1950s Japanese Kimono Silk Fabric Piece 57" (AraiHari)