7281: 1960's Japanese Tsumugi Silk fabric 57 in. Piece(Arai-Hari)

7281:1960s Japan Tsumugi Silk, 57in.

Catalog#: 7281

 Japanese Tsumugi Silk Fabric
from Arai-Hari (Japanese Kimono Cleaner)

Width:14 inches / 35.56 cm
Length: 57 Inches / 144.75 cm

US$20.00 / Piece
Plus Shipping

 Item Details and Description:

  • Fabric History/Pedigree: 1960's tsumugi (pongee) silk 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:  Japanese vintage traditional Tsumugi is a pongee type silk-making process using raw silk threads; the background is black and burgundy-red stripes and bands of various thicknesses running lengthwise; also,rectangular shapes are partial widths,and these rectangles' interiors decorated with geometric and other shapes and figures(see pictures); The largest of the rectangular figures is 8 inches/20.32cm X 5.5 inches/13.97cm; other design colors are several shades of brown, some light mustard and dark reds; designs same on both sides; this tsumugi is a  light fabric,  translucent, not stiff and slightly smooth to touch,  but no sheen.

  • Suitable for making scarf/accessories.

  • Colors:  Please use our text color descriptions to complement pictures as colors differ on each device.

  • Condition: Excellent.
    $ 20.00

    7281: 1960's Japanese Tsumugi Silk fabric 57 in. Piece(Arai-Hari)