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6772: 1960s Japanese Kimono Silk Fabric Piece 52" (AraiHari)

6772:1960s Japanese Kimono Silk, long

Vintage Japanese Textiles:
1960s  Silk Fabric Piece
Young Woman's Kimono
Arai-Hari

Width: 13.5 inches / 34.29 cm
Length: 52 inches / 132.08 cm

Catalog# 6772:

US$15.00 per piece

USA Shipping included under 4 pounds package weight

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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 younger woman's kimono; This is a 1960's fabric piece which is a very light cream color background but is largely filled with designs; Motif is a combination of bamboo stalks, different colored bamboo leaves, stylized pine tree branches, and several types of flowers; also classic traditional stylized cloud shapes and use of shibori-dot-fields within some figures;  Colors used in designs include: reds (darks as well as lighter tones), greens, mustard-gold as well as black, and off-whites; some of the designs are accented with metallic gold lines within them; the 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 contrast and color of the images of the fabric.

Recommended for making scarf or accessories

Condition: Excellent.
$ 15.00

6772: 1960s Japanese Kimono Silk Fabric Piece 52" (AraiHari)