6870: 1930s-50s Japanese Silk Kimono Fabric,Floral, 54in.(Arai Hari)
Vintage Japanese Textiles:
1930s to 1950s Arai Hari Used
Silk Fabric Piece
Width: 14 inches / 35.56 cm
Length: 54 inches / 137.14 cm
US$20.00 per piece
USA Shipping included under 4 pounds package weight
Fabric History/Pedigree: 1930s-50s 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: Lightweight fine silk, dark Fuschia color, very slightly translucent; minimal sheen; print on one side but visible on the reverse; Motif is of circular flower bouquets in pairs and singles with decorative cords in the background; fabric background is also in an interwoven grid pattern of hexagonal shapes with classic cherry blossom mon (crest) design; these elements are 1.5 inches/38.1 mm at longest dimension; Design colors used: burgundy-red, various shades of light pink, gradation hues of light peach as well as dark emerald green and a few instances of mustard yellow;
NOTE: The last picture is over-exposed to better reveal the mon crests in background.
Colors: Please use our text color descriptions to complement your sense of the fabric due to differences in contrast and color on different devices.
Recommended for use in making scarf or other accessory.
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