6771: 1960s Japanese Kimono Silk Fabric Piece 53" (AraiHari)

6771:1960s Girls Kimono Silk, Noshi,long

Vintage Japanese Textiles:
1960s  Silk Fabric Piece
Young Girls Kimono, Noshi Motifs

Width: 14.25 inches / 36.2 cm
Length: 53 inches / 134.62 cm

Catalog# 6771:

US$15.00 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 originally intended to make a girls kimono; This is a 1960's fabric piece which is a very pale pink background but is mostly filled with designs; Motif is based on traditional colorful noshi, decorative ribbons used with gift wrapping (To see the cultural info on Noshi, please visit HERE);
The noshi bands are decorated with brightly colored flowers, stems, ribbons and other classic Japanese designs; Colors used: red, green, mustard, orange, black, white and few dark plum accents; fabric is slightly textured, resembling chirimen but is only lightly so; designs on one side.
Note on colors: As all devices have differing coloration, please use our text descriptions of colors to complement your sense of the color of the fabric.

Recommended for making scarf or accessories

Condition: Excellent.
$ 15.00

6771: 1960s Japanese Kimono Silk Fabric Piece 53" (AraiHari)