7104:1930s-50s Japanese Silk Kimono Fabric, Camellia Flowers,49in.Pieces

7104:1930s Japan Silk,Camellia,LongView
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Vintage Japanese Textiles:
1930s-1950s Arai Hari Used Silk Kimono Piece

Camellia Bush Flowers & Branches

Width: 13.5 inches / 34.29 cm
Length: 49 inches / 124.46 cm

Catalog# 7104:

List Price: US$15.00 per piece
Sale Price: US$7.50 per piece
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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 delicate 1930s-1950s silk is a lightweight, translucent kimono fabric with a background color of ruby-red; fabric is lightly textured, sort of a chirimen-like feel and look (wrinkles); Motif is branches and flowers of the Camellia Japonica, a tea plant grown in the mountains of Japan; Colors of the flowers are light/pale pink, pale gray-blue, soft yellow, white, and creamy-rouge; the leaves of the Camellia bush are a light colonial blue.

Motifs are on one side only, but visible on reverse; slight drape, 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 for age, with a few small pinholes from the Arai-Hari process.

Regular price $ 0.00 Sale price $ 7.50

7104:1930s-50s Japanese Silk Kimono Fabric, Camellia Flowers,49in.Pieces