6500: 1960s Japanese Kimono Silk Fabric Piece 64" (AraiHari)

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Vintage Japanese Textiles:
1960s  Silk Fabric Piece
Large Chrysanthemums
Arai-Hari

Width: 14.5 inches / 36.83 cm
Length: 64 inches / 162.56 cm

Catalog# 6500:

 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 distinctive fabric piece from the 1960s; the background is off-white but fabfric is mostly full of designs of large-sized chrysanthemums rendered in varying ways; considerable edging accent in metallic silver and some gold; the fabric is interwoven with classic lines of streams (visible only in the white backgrounds); Motifs are predominantly orange to dark red for the flowers, with other designs in light blue, dark blue, yellow, dark green and colonial-blues; see close-ups; Designs are on one side but slightly visible on reverse; there is no sheen (aside from metallics) 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

6500: 1960s Japanese Kimono Silk Fabric Piece 64" (AraiHari)