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6755: 1960s Japanese Kimono Brocaded Silk Fabric, Piece 61in. AraiHari

6755:1960s Japanese Kimono Silk, long

Vintage Japanese Textiles:
1960's Kimono Silk Fabric Piece  
(Arai-Hari)

Width: 13.5 inches / 34.29 cm
Length: 61 inches / 154.94 cm

Catalog# 6755: 

US$18.00 per piece

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Item Details and Description:

  • 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: This is a 1960s silk piece; light-medium weight (not translucent); the background is a peachy-pink color and all motifs are rendered by brocade method using mostly silver with some golden metallics in most of the designs throughout; motif designs are various flower types and leaves, but not including the usual chrysanthemums, making this a rather unusual piece; Other colors in designs are dark tan, gray and a few muted rusty-burgundy; On reverse all the brocade threads are visible; the fabric is smooth but no-sheen, except that the brocade areas, of course, are textured to the touch; probably intended to make a formal woman's kimono.  Recommended for making scarf or accessory.

  • About Colors:  Please consider our text color descriptions to complement your sense of the fabric, as colors and contrast differ on different devices.
  • Condition:  Excellent. 


$ 18.00

6755: 1960s Japanese Kimono Brocaded Silk Fabric, Piece 61in. AraiHari