6455: 1960s Japanese Kimono Silk Fabric Piece 58" (AraiHari)

6455: 1960s Japanese Silk, 3/4 length view

Vintage Japanese Textiles:
1960's  Silk Fabric Piece 
Arai-Hari

Width: 14.25 inches / 36.2 cm
Length: 58 inches / 147.32 cm

Catalog# 6455:

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: Medium-weight silk originally intended to make a woman's kimono; This is a 1960's fabric piece which is a grayish-blue in color, rendered by the weaving of slightly different colors of lateral threads creating a striated appearance; There are 2 rectangular shapes (5" X 1.125"/ 12.7 cm X 31.75 mm) whose significance we're unsure of, but they resemble Aztec themes; fabric weave is same on both sides but the 2 rectangular figures look like the back of brocade on reverse side.
Condition: Excellent.
$ 18.00

6455: 1960s Japanese Kimono Silk Fabric Piece 58" (AraiHari)