6653: 1930s-50s Japanese Silk Kimono Fabric,Yard.(Arai Hari)

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

Width: 14.25 inches / 36.2 cm
Length: 1 Yard / 91.44 cm

Catalog# 6653:

US$10.00 per yard

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; off-white background fabric has interwoven small-scale maze (classic diagonal associated with shrines) which also has rows of small chrysanthemums interspersed; Interesting thing about this fabric is that the reverse side has slight sheen and the interwoven figures are more evident(see our last image); because of this, possibly intended to make some sort of under-kimono; design of the print on one side is of classic plum blossoms on branches, but visible on the reverse,   Colors of the designs are dark-peach (salmon hue)colors (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.

$ 10.00

6653: 1930s-50s Japanese Silk Kimono Fabric,Yard.(Arai Hari)