6477: 1930s Japanese Kimono Silk Fabric Piece 55"(AraiHari)

6477: 1930s Japanese Silk, long view

Vintage Japanese Textiles:
1930s-1950s Light Silk Fabric Piece

Width: 13.75 inches / 34.92 cm
Length: 55 inches / 139.7 cm

Catalog# 6477:

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:  Thin lightweight silk originally intended to make a woman's kimono; This is a 1930s-1950s fabric piece which is slightly translucent in bright light; designs background is navy-blue and various shades of lighter blue and moss-green; designs are curling stripes with what appear to be stylized lines of stream or water flowing; designs on one side, lighter version visible on reverse; 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

6477: 1930s Japanese Kimono Silk Fabric Piece 55"(AraiHari)