6626: 1930s-50s Japanese Silk Mock-Shibori Fabric, 54in.(Arai Hari)
Vintage Japanese Textiles:
1930s to 1950s Arai Hari Used
Silk Fabric Piece
Width: 13.5 inches / 34.29 cm
Length: 54 inches / 152.4 cm
US$15.00 per piece
USA Shipping included under 4 pounds package weight
Fabric History/Pedigree: 1930s-50s 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 fine silk, translucent; no sheen; the background is red, designs in white; This is a printed fabric, mock-shibori (made to look like tie-dyed Shibori); designs are of hexagonal shapes, each decorated with various patterns, cloud shapes, flowers, to include 'asa-no-ha' (Hemp Leaf-- that spider-like line patterns within the figures); Flower types used: chrysanthemums, plum blossoms, and peonies; Same on both sides; minimal drape.
Colors: Please use our text color descriptions to complement your sense of the fabric due to differences in contrast and color on different devices.
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