7217:1980's Japanese Kimono Silk Fabric, Shibori Piece 80in. (AraiHari)

7217: 1980s Shibori Tie Dyed Silk, longview

Vintage Japanese Textiles:
1980's  Silk Fabric Piece Shibori 

Width: 15 inches / 38.1 cm
Length: 80 inches /2.032 m

Catalog# 7217:

US$25.00 per piece


Fabric History/Pedigree: 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 Description: Light-weight silk hand-done shibori (tie-dyed); originally intended to make kimono; This is a 1980s fabric piece with a black background, classic shibori designs of ragged-edged rectangular shapes in even rows on  the right side(in our pics); the solid black side shows an interwoven classic geometric maze with flowers; the rectangular elements are  5 inches X 1.5 inches (12.7cm x 38.1cm); In the center of each of these figures is a red blurry oval; the shibori dots are in white; looks the same on both sides, but by design, the front is rougher to the touch; slight sheen on solid side.

Condition: Excellent.

Recommended for use in making scarf or accessories.
$ 25.00

7217:1980's Japanese Kimono Silk Fabric, Shibori Piece 80in. (AraiHari)