6602: 1930s-50s Japanese Silk Kimono Fabric, 52in.(Arai Hari)

6602:1930s Japanese Silk Kimono Silk,52in

Vintage Japanese Textiles:
1930s to 1950s Arai Hari Used
Silk Fabric Piece

Width: 13.75 inches / 34.92 cm
Length: 52 inches / 132.08cm

Catalog# 6602:

US$20.00 per piece

USA Shipping included under 4 pounds package weight


Fabric History/Pedigree: 1930s-50's  silk fabric 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 Type:  Lightweight silk, slightly translucent; no sheen; print on one side but visible on reverse,  the background is black with multiple traditional motifs throughout; Designs of various type flowers; the interweaving laterally (left to right) creates a textured feel, with ragged small stripes horizontally; this creates a more impressionistic look, as well as fuzziness between colors; Colors of the designs are burgundy red to light pink and some fuschia, greenish-blue to dark aqua, and with yellow accents in places (see close-ups).
Colors: Please use our text color descriptions to complement your sense of the fabric due to differences in contrast and color on different devices.

Condition: Excellent.

$ 20.00

6602: 1930s-50s Japanese Silk Kimono Fabric, 52in.(Arai Hari)