6464: 1980s Deadstock Japanese Boys Kimono Cotton Fabric Piece 75"

6464: 1980s boys ceremonial, half length

Vintage Japanese Textiles:
1980's  Cotton Fabric Piece 
Boys Ceremonial Kimono Fabric
(Arai-Hari)

Width: 14.5 inches / 36.83 cm
Length: 75 inches (2.08yds) / 190.5 cm

Catalog# 6464:

US$20.00 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 cotton originally intended to make a boy's ceremonial kimono; This  piece has black and tan background;  Classic theme for boy's ceremonial: samurai full battle headgear regalia; The tan bands alternate and have the kabuto (headgear)dragon's head, drum & arrow, and ornate image of fish, open fans & tassels; these two patterns repeat throughout the  pver 2 yards of the fabric; designs are on one side only, but slightly visible on reverse; Colors of the designs include: whites, tan, gray,mustard, gold and multiple greens, browns and black;  this is print fabric so designs on one side, but visible on reverse; no sheen; slight drape.


Recommended for making scarf or accessories, or for display/framing

Condition: Excellent.
$ 20.00

6464: 1980s Deadstock Japanese Boys Kimono Cotton Fabric Piece 75"