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6757: 1960s Japanese Kimono Brocaded Silk Fabric, Piece 47in. AraiHari

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

Width: 13.5 inches / 34.29 cm
Length: 47 inches / 119.38 cm

Catalog# 6757: 

US$15.00 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 dark plum color and all motifs are rendered by brocade method using copper color, brown, silver, and a light gray-blue threads  throughout; motif designs are maple leaves and ikebana-like branches, as well as peonies, making this a distinctive piece; On reverse all the brocade threads are visible; the fabric is smoothwith very slight sheen, except that the brocade areas, of course, are textured to the touch; probably intended to make an upper-grade 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. 


$ 15.00

6757: 1960s Japanese Kimono Brocaded Silk Fabric, Piece 47in. AraiHari