6996:1960s Japanese Kimono Silk Fabric, Arai-Hari, 60in.Piece,Floral

6996:1960s Kimono Silk, close1

Vintage Japanese Textiles:
1960's Kimono Silk Fabric Piece

Ornate Floral & Classic Pines, Bamboo Leaves Motifs

Width: 13.75 inches / 34.92 cm
Length: 60 inches / 152.4 cm

Catalog# 6996:

US$18.00 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, very slightly translucent 1960s silk for woman's kimono with cream color background; this fabric is lightly textured, but not quite full chirimen type; Designs on one side: wide array of classic renderings of flowers, bamboo leaves, & pine branches in bright and varied colors; design colors include: red, yellow,mustard, olive green, other greens(various shades), dark blue, gray, black, gold & silver. 

NOTE: Motifs are all smaller scale(like komon), average size 1 inch(2.54cm) or smaller, largest elements are 1.5 inches (38.1mm), good for dollmakers, other small scale projects; also, piece suitable for making scarfs or accessories.

Colors:  Reminder that colors differ on different monitors and devices; please use our text color descriptions in your consideration.

Condition: Excellent.

$ 18.00

6996:1960s Japanese Kimono Silk Fabric, Arai-Hari, 60in.Piece,Floral