6927:1930s-50s Japanese Silk Kimono Fabric, 56in.(Arai Hari)

6927:1930s Japan Silk, Floral, Long View

Vintage Japanese Textiles:
1930s to 1950s Arai Hari Used
Silk Fabric Piece

Width: 13.75 inches / 34.92 cm
Length: 56 inches / 142.24 cm

Catalog# 6927:

US$15.00 per piece


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 silk, slightly translucent; no sheen; designs print on one side; background fabric color is a deep cherry-red with motifs of flowers on branches in clusters spaced lengthwise; One of the groups has a fan design with multiple chrysanthemums and hexagons(crest type); Colors used for the designs are light lavender, light pink, reds, greens, grays, and off-whites; motif colors are not bright, rather subdued, muted; (Please see close-ups).

Colors: Please use our text color descriptions to complement your sense of the fabric due to differences in contrast and color on different devices.

Condition: Excellent.

$ 15.00

6927:1930s-50s Japanese Silk Kimono Fabric, 56in.(Arai Hari)