6681: 1950s-1960s Japanese Silk Kimono Fabric, 52in.(Arai Hari)
Vintage Japanese Textiles:
1950s-1960s Arai Hari Used
Silk Kimono Fabric Piece
Width: 14 inches / 35.56 cm
Length: 52 inches / 132.08 cm
US$15.00 per piece
USA Shipping included under 4 pounds package weight
Fabric History/Pedigree: 1950s-60s silk fabric piece 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: This delicate lightweight silk was originally used in woman's under kimono (nagajuban) or as a liner, slightly translucent; finer fabric has light texture caused by the way it was woven; Background color is solid dark plum; motifs are what look like decorated obi or fabrics which are interwoven with various designs, including bamboo leaves, chrysanthemums, and other flowers, also peaches; same on both sides; slight sheen in areas with designs, light & soft but nice drape: Recommended for making scarf or accessories.
Colors: Please use our text descriptions to complement your sense of the colors, as color and contrast differ on different devices.
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