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6487: 1930s-50s Japanese Kimono Silk Fabric Piece 61" (AraiHari)

6487: 1930s Japanese Silk, half view,long

Vintage Japanese Textiles:
1930s-1950s  Silk Fabric Piece
10 Floral Bouquets in Origami Paper Holders
Arai-Hari

Width: 13.5 inches / 34.29 cm
Length: 61 inches / 154.94 cm

Catalog# 6487:

 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: Light-medium silk originally intended to make a woman's kimono; This is a distinctive fabric piece from 30s to 50s; background is a deep red with interwoven geometric maze (traditional with shrine symbols embedded) -- these geometric patterns are only visible upon very close inspection; Very different designs of many different types of flowers in ten bouquets that are held by origami (folded paper) holders with decorative cords;flowers are all softer toned pastel shades in following colors: pink, light blue, gold, yellow, mustard, white and red(see closeups);  designs on one side but mostly visible on reverse; there is slight sheen within the lines of the interwoven grids described above.

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.

Condition: Excellent.
$ 18.00

6487: 1930s-50s Japanese Kimono Silk Fabric Piece 61" (AraiHari)