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7273-1:1930s-50s Japanese Vintage Kimono Silk Fabric,AraiHari, 53in.Piece

7273-1:1930s Japan Kimono Silk Fabric,long

Vintage Japanese Textiles:

1930-1950s Kimono Silk Fabric Piece Arai-Hari
Light Crepe/Chirmen

Width: 13.75 inches / 34.92 cm
Length: 53 inches / 134.62 cm

Catalog# 7273-1:

US$18.00 per piece

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Fabric History/Provenance: 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: This is slightly translucent lightweight silk from a woman's kimono;slight textured feel, mild chirimen; fabric background color is creamy white but as the fabric is filled with designs, the dominant color is a rusty sort of brown (dark copper?) alternating with the cream-white; motif is a geometric lattice pattern of medallions interlocked hexagon shapes, 2.25 inches/5.71cm X 1.5 inches/38.1mm; within the cream colored medallions are ornate flower crests; the other dark brown-copper hexagons have classic rounded cranes within; The bands that form the grid are .25 inch/6.35mm wide with lines of dots within;Note that the juncture nodes are also hexagons, 1 inch/2.54cm X .75inch/19.05cm  (Please see close-ups):  designs are on one side only; slight drape.

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.

Condition:
Excellent. 

$ 18.00

7273-1:1930s-50s Japanese Vintage Kimono Silk Fabric,AraiHari, 53in.Piece