7305: 1930s-50s Japanese Vintage Ornate Floral Silk Fabric,AraiHari,50in.Piece

7305: 1930s Japan Kimono Silk,long view

Vintage Japanese Textiles:

1930s-1950s Kimono  Silk Fabric Piece Arai-Hari
Ornate Floral with Multiple Classic Designs

Width: 13.5 inches/ 34.29 cm
Length: 50 inches / 127 cm

Catalog# 7305:

US$20.00 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 a fine light-weight silk for use in making a girls or woman's ceremonial kimono; Background color is dark Fuschia with interwoven swirling lines, decorative tassels, and cords, as well as ikebana baskets and other classic ikebana figures -- these background designs are all very subtle, only seen up close in certain lighting; Foreground is a rich full array of large flower clusters and decorative cords with tassels, also, within the flowers are Temari balls and ikebana containers; along the sides are 3.25 inches/8.26cm hexagonal family crests (mon) shapes; flower types are many and there are also bamboo leaves (Please see close-ups); print designs on one side, but much is still slightly visible on the reverse; this delicate silk fabric is somewhat smooth to the touch, very good drape.

Recommended for making scarf/accessories, or even display.

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


$ 20.00

7305: 1930s-50s Japanese Vintage Ornate Floral Silk Fabric,AraiHari,50in.Piece