7293:1960s Japanese Silk Kimono Fabric, 60in.(Arai Hari)Country House

7293: 1960s Japanese Kimono Silk, long

Vintage Japanese Textiles:
1960s Arai-Hari Used
 Silk Kimono Fabric Piece

Classic Country House Nature Scene, Other Traditional Motifs

Width: 14 inches / 35.56 cm
Length: 60 inches / 152.4 cm

Catalog# 7293:

US$20.00 per piece


Fabric History/Pedigree: 1960s kimono silk fabric 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 Type:  Lightweight, minimally translucent silk; textured but not quite chirimen (crepe); designs on the front side but almost the same is seen on the reverse;  the background is blue with fine-lined small-scaled motifs in soft-white; Motif is of a classic country Japanese home and nature scene, with an additional wide variety of designs, to include: forests,pine trees, bamboo fence, streams, maple leaves, many other types of flowers, and many geometric fields; designs are all small-scale, fine and pixelated; the fabric is also interwoven with soft lateral waves which render the textured touch to this fabric:  Please see close-ups for the many designs; minimal drape and slightly stiff.

Suitable for making scarf/accessories.

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

Condition: Excellent for age.
$ 20.00

7293:1960s Japanese Silk Kimono Fabric, 60in.(Arai Hari)Country House