7193:1930s-50s Japanese Silk Kimono Fabric, Floral, 60in.Piece

7193: 1930s Japanese Kimono Silk,long

Vintage Japanese Textiles:
1930s-1950s Arai Hari Used Silk Kimono Piece
Floral, Bamboo & Japanese Maple Leaves

Width: 13.25 inches / 33.7 cm
Length: 60 inches / 177.8 cm

Catalog# 7193:

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 for use in making a woman's dress kimono; Background color is black with designs on one side only; though slightly visible on the reverse; this entire fabric is interwoven with classic small-scale, diagonal maze patterns, to include an ancient symbol for shrines; Designs are of large scale flowers and leaves: Camelia blossoms, plum blossoms, bamboo & Japanese maple leaves; motif colors are light shades of tan, brown, mauve, pink, pale green and off-white (please view close-ups); Nice drape.

Recommended 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.

$ 22.00

7193:1930s-50s Japanese Silk Kimono Fabric, Floral, 60in.Piece