7179:1960s Japanese Vintage Kimono Silk Fabric,AraiHari,59in.Piece

7179: 1960s Japanese Kimono Silk, long

1960s Japanese Vintage Kimono Silk Fabric:

Width: 13.75 inches / 34.92 cm
Length: 59 inches / 149.86 cm

Catalog# 7179:

US$18.00 per piece


Fabric History/Pedigree: 1960s kimono silk fabric pieces received from a 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 Type:  Lightweight, minimally translucent silk; textured but not quite chirimen (crepe); designs on front side only(print), but slightly visible on reverse; the background color is a sort of pastel plum with a hint of rose-red; Front is filled with 3.75 inches / 9.53cm long elements of nested oblong hexagons; Nested shapes are in staggered diagonal arrangement; At the center of each element is a small mon (crest), white border and black interior hexagons; Lines are in soft-white; some drape;(Please see close-ups).

Colors: Please consider our text descriptions to complement your sense of the fabric, as colors and contrast differ on different devices.

Recommended for making scarfs/accessories.

Condition: Excellent for age.
$ 18.00

7179:1960s Japanese Vintage Kimono Silk Fabric,AraiHari,59in.Piece