6609: 1930s-50s Japanese Silk Kimono Fabric, Flowers,60in.Piece

6609: 1930s Japanese Kimono Silk, 60inches

Vintage Japanese Textiles:
1930s Arai Hari Used
Ornate Large-Scale Florals Silk Fabric Piece

Width: 13.25 inches / 36.2 cm
Length: 60 inches / 152.4 cm

Catalog# 6609:

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 Description: This good quality, 1930's silk is a lightweight fabric, originally used to make woman's kimono; Motifs are on both sides; the pale aqua-green background is interwoven with symmetrical diamond-shape-based lattice pattern which runs throughout; fabric motifs are classic renderings of various chrysanthemums and bamboo leaves placed irregularly throughout as well as classic clouds; Colors in designs: light to olive-green, salmon, copper, mauve, blue, mustard and gray;  well as decorated soft pouches with decorative cords winding around in the background; The flowers are rather larger in scale than usual, also, colors are predominantly light and pale: (off-white, light lavenders, peach, and various light greens) also with some moss-green and bits of orange accents; the fabric is not smooth to the touch, some drape, good for making scarf, accessories or for textile art. (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

6609: 1930s-50s Japanese Silk Kimono Fabric, Flowers,60in.Piece