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6856: 1960s Japanese Silk Kimono Fabric,53in.Metallic Gold Brocade(Arai Hari)

6856:1960s Japanese Kimono Silk, LongView

Vintage Japanese Textiles:
1960s Arai Hari Used
 Silk Kimono Fabric Piece

(Brocade w/Metallic Golden Colors Thread)

Width: 14.25 inches / 36.2 cm
Length: 62 inches / 157.48 cm

Catalog# 6856:

US$18.00 per piece

USA Shipping included under 4 pounds package weight

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Fabric History/Pedigree: 1960's kimono silk fabric 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 Type:  Medium-weight silk with interwoven brocade in  thin metallic gold color threads; designs on one side, brocade thread visible on reverse; the background is a soft cream color with designs in dark burgundy color with some in lighter burgundy and in dark tans; Designs are most distinctive: large roses that are brocaded with fine metallic gold color (shining) threads, and cascading smaller flowers (stylized, maybe cherry blossoms?); the solid background field has curlicue lines throughout (Please see close-ups); Designs on one side; thicker fabric with minimal drape.

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

Condition: Excellent.
$ 18.00

6856: 1960s Japanese Silk Kimono Fabric,53in.Metallic Gold Brocade(Arai Hari)