7005:1930s-50s Japanese Silk Kimono Fabric,Blossoms on Branches,56in.Pc

7005:1930s Japan Kimono Silk, long view

Vintage Japanese Textiles:
1930s-1950s Arai Hari Used

Flower Blossoms on Branches
Florals Silk Fabric Piece

Width: 13.75 inches / 33.97 cm
Length: 56 inches / 142.24 cm

Catalog# 7005:

US$18.00 per piece


Fabric History/Pedigree: 1930s-50's  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 Description: This high quality, 1930s-1950s silk is a soft, delicate lightweight fabric, very slightly translucent, originally used to make woman's kimono; background is  dark chocolate color (looks indigo in low light), with interwoven flowers throughout background (only visible when holding up piece to bright light); Foreground motifs are blossoms on cascading branches;  Motifs seen on both sides but one side has fuller colors and design; Motif colors: tan, light brown, grays, light purple and off-whites; a few yellow accents on petals in places; good for making scarf or accessories.

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.

$ 18.00

7005:1930s-50s Japanese Silk Kimono Fabric,Blossoms on Branches,56in.Pc