6475: 1960s Japanese Kimono Silk Fabric Piece 64" (AraiHari)

6475: 1960s silk, half length, long view

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

Width: 14 inches / 35.56 cm
Length: 64 inches / 162.56 cm

Catalog# 6475:

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 silk originally intended to make a woman's kimono; This is a 1960's fabric piece which is a cream-tan background color with motifs in mock-bingata, based on an Okinawan batik style; motif on one side, slightly visible on reverse;fabric has a slight texture, similar to chirimen; mock-bingata style motif is of bamboo leaves, plum blossoms, peonies. and ribbon-like curving lines in background throughout; design colors include gray-blues, various browns, iron-red to mauve as well. 

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.
$ 20.00

6475: 1960s Japanese Kimono Silk Fabric Piece 64" (AraiHari)