6818: 1960s Japanese Kimono Silk Shibori Fabric, By Piece 67in. (AraiHari)

6818: 1960s Japanese Shibori Silk,long

Vintage Japanese Textiles:
1960s Silk Shibori Fabric Piece

Width: 14.75 inches / 37.47 cm
Length: 67 inches / 170.18 cm

Catalog# 6818:

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 1960s silk; originally intended to make a woman's summer-wear kimono or nagajuban; Background color is a dark plum with large hexagonal family crests(mon) shapes in symmetric grid interwoven throughout; the light aqua-blue figures done in handmade tie-dyed shibori in white and also have some dark greens in places within the shibori areas; Designs are same on both sides; roughly textured wherever the shibori is done; some sheen in most of the large mon(crest) shapes, less in others (see close-ups).
Note on colors: As all devices have different colorations and contrast, please use our text descriptions of colors to complement your sense of the color of the fabric.

Condition: Excellent.
Recommended for making scarf or accessories

$ 20.00

6818: 1960s Japanese Kimono Silk Shibori Fabric, By Piece 67in. (AraiHari)