72392:1930s-50s Japanese Vintage Kimono Silk Fabric,AraiHari,41in.Piece

72392:1950s Japan Silk, long view

Vintage Japanese Textiles:

1930s-1950s Kimono  Silk Fabric Piece Arai-Hari
Ornate Floral, Decorative Ribbons, Crests(Mon)

Width: 13.5 inches / 34.29 cm
Length: 41 inches / 104.14 cm

Catalog# 7239-2:

US$14.00 per piece


Fabric History/Provenance: 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 is lightweight, translucent silk with a light-peach pink color background fabric from a woman's kimono; the motif is a combination of large-scale flowers in the foreground over the diagonal zig-zag ribbons which run vertically; these diagonal ribbons are in 3 bands, different motifs within each: 2 floral and one of the bands uses various traditional family crests (mon); also, interwoven throughout the fabric are open Japanese fans decorated with flowers and some classic geometric maze designs, all have sheen but are subtle;  Colors range from dark green and purples to red, orange and variety of yellows, pinks,light-lime-greens, blues, whites -- overall a bright contrasted presentation; nice drape, softer.

Recommended for making scarf/accessories.

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


$ 14.00

72392:1930s-50s Japanese Vintage Kimono Silk Fabric,AraiHari,41in.Piece