6881: 1930s-50s Japanese Cotton Kimono Fabric, 46in.Piece(Arai-Hari)

6881: 1930s Japan Cotton Yukata Fabric

Vintage Japanese Textiles:

1930s-1950s Japanese Kimono(Yukata) Fabric

Width: 13 inches / 33.02 cm
Length: 46 inches/ 128.64 cm

Catalog# 6881:

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 Type: Yukata, summer-wear kimono cotton, lightweight, slightly translucent, very slightly firm fabric with the background in burgundy-red; designs are of cherry blossoms and leaves as foreground; also, note the groups of, thin pixelated parallel lines running laterally - evocative of traditional water or pond motif as background; Designs are in light mauve and pale pink-white colors; Flowers have tiny yellow dots in centers; the design is same on both sides (see closeups).

Note on image colors:  Please use our text descriptions of color to complement your sense of the fabric as devices show colors and contrast differently.

Condition: Excellent (Still slightly stiff, softens with washing -- requires special washing instructions, please let us know if you need them when ordering)  
$ 15.00

6881: 1930s-50s Japanese Cotton Kimono Fabric, 46in.Piece(Arai-Hari)