6626: 1930s-50s Japanese Silk Mock-Shibori Fabric, 54in.(Arai Hari)

6626: 1930s Mock-Shibori Silk, long view

Vintage Japanese Textiles:
1930s to 1950s Arai Hari Used
Silk Fabric Piece
Mock-Shibori (Print)

Width: 13.5 inches / 34.29 cm
Length: 54 inches / 152.4 cm

Catalog# 6626:

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.

Condition: Excellent.

$ 15.00

6626: 1930s-50s Japanese Silk Mock-Shibori Fabric, 54in.(Arai Hari)