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7049: 1960s Japanese Kimono Silk Fabric, Arai-Hari, 40in.Piece

7049: 1960s Japanese Kimono Silk, long

Vintage Japanese Textiles:

1960's Kimono Silk Fabric Piece

Width: 14 inches / 35.56 cm
Length: 40 inches / 101.6 cm

Catalog# 7049:

US$10.00 per piece

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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 1960s silk is a light beige background with designs in browns and blacks; a few dark copper colors are used in accents; fabric is textured but not chirimen, rougher to the touch than similar silks of this period; The designs are classic Japanese motifs also seen in Kasuri (ikat) kinds of Japanese cotton; designs include: birds (swallows?) in flight, water flowing, a mix of geometric clusters and hashtags/plus signs of various sizes (see close-ups).

Recommended for making scarf or accessory.

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

Condition: Excellent.
$ 10.00

7049: 1960s Japanese Kimono Silk Fabric, Arai-Hari, 40in.Piece