6494: 1960s Japanese Kimono Silk Fabric Piece 65" (AraiHari)

6494: 1960s Japanese Silk, 3/4 lengthview

Vintage Japanese Textiles:
1960s  Silk Fabric Piece
Floral & Arrow Feathers Motifs
Arai-Hari

Width: 14 inches / 35.56 cm
Length: 65 inches / 165.1 cm

Catalog# 6494:

 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, slightly translucent originally intended to make a woman's kimono; This is a distinctive fabric piece from the 1960s; background is a solid cranberry-red with ornate classic print motifs, mix of full spectrum of bright and darker colors used; motifs include many types of flowers, small and large; also, there is a theme of classic arrow feather shapes, all of which are variously decorated as well:  designs of many different types of flowers, maple leaves, pine branches, cherry blossoms as well as royal cart (partial) ; see close-ups.  designs are on one side but slightly visible on reverse; there is no sheen and the fabric has minimal 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.

Condition: Excellent.
$ 20.00

6494: 1960s Japanese Kimono Silk Fabric Piece 65" (AraiHari)