6753: 1980s Japanese Kimono Silk Fabric, By Piece 69" (AraiHari)

6753: 1980s furisode silk, long view 3/4

Vintage Japanese Textiles:
1980's Kimono Silk Fabric Piece
(Furisode-Type Silk)

Width: 14 inches / 35.56 cm
Length: 69 inches / 175.26 cm

Catalog# 6753:

US$20.00 per piece

USA Shipping included under 4 pounds package weight


Fabric History/Pedigree: 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 Description:  Lightweight  silk This is a 1980's piece originally intended to make a woman's ceremonial (Furisode) kimono; fabric background is in a combination of different gradation shades of whites, light lime, and light pink, print on one side; slight damask type sheen but thinner fabric; metallic silver in the bells with decorative cords (these decorative bells are called suzu in Japanese); Interwoven in the background are a classic motif of a diagonally arranged geometric grid which include within the ancient symbol for shrines; see close-ups; Colors of designs are mostly deep red, pink, green and white, also some metallic gold.

Colors: These subtle colors are hard to render in digital photos, so please consider our text descriptions to complement your sense of the fabric, as colors and contrast differ on different devices.

Condition: Excellent.

$ 20.00

6753: 1980s Japanese Kimono Silk Fabric, By Piece 69" (AraiHari)