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6681: 1950s-1960s Japanese Silk Kimono Fabric, 52in.(Arai Hari)

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Vintage Japanese Textiles:
1950s-1960s Arai Hari Used
Silk Kimono Fabric Piece

Width: 14 inches / 35.56 cm
Length: 52 inches /  132.08 cm

Catalog# 6681

US$15.00 per piece

USA Shipping included under 4 pounds package weight

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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.
Condition: Excellent.
$ 15.00

6681: 1950s-1960s Japanese Silk Kimono Fabric, 52in.(Arai Hari)