7101:1930s-50s Japanese Silk Kimono Fabric,Floral,Fans,Temari, Tsuzumi 62in.Piece

7101: 1930s Japan Kimono Silk, 62inches

Vintage Japanese Textiles:
1930s-1950s Arai Hari Used Silk Kimono Piece


Fans, Temari Balls, Tsuzumi(drums) Flowers, More

Width: 13.875(7/8) inches / 35.24 cm
Length: 62 inches / 157.48 cm

Catalog# 7101:

US$22.00 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 Description: This high-quality, 1930s-1950s silk is a lightweight fabric and was probably for use in making a furisode (formal kimono); it is very slightly translucent; Background color is a dark salmon(orange) and the fabric is fully interwoven with large-scale designs that include the following: tsuzumi (drums), fans, crests, and decorative cords & tassels; These interwoven background patterns have a sheen;

The colorful and striking foreground motifs include: large-scale decorated fans, cords & tassels, temari balls, peonies, plum & cherry blossoms, chrysanthemums, peaches & a partial view of what looks like a wrapped gift; Wide range of colors used in the ornate flowers, etc of the foreground to include the following: white, pink, green, blue, dark violet, plum, black, gold, yellow, and orange;  Motifs are seen on one side only; 

The soft-to-the-touch fabric has a good drape, good for making scarf or accessories, suitable for framing.

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.

$ 22.00

7101:1930s-50s Japanese Silk Kimono Fabric,Floral,Fans,Temari, Tsuzumi 62in.Piece