73522: 1930s-50s Japanese Vintage Kimono Silk Fabric,AraiHari,50in.Piece

73522: 1930s Japan Kimono SIlk, 50in.

Vintage Japanese Textiles:

1930s-1950s Kimono  Silk Fabric Piece Arai-Hari
Deep Purple, Large Mums,Interwoven Florals

Width: 13.25 inches/ 33.7 cm
Length: 50 inches / 127 cm

Catalog# 7352-2:

US$15.00 per piece


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 lightweight silk, minimal translucence, for use in making a woman's kimono;fabric has a very slight textured patterns evocative of chirimen(seen in closeups); Background color is deep purple with motifs of large chrysanthemums and with interwoven peonies and floral, temari-ball designs throughout the background (the sheen is for those background figures); The chrysanthemums are in white to light grays with deep copper color and mustard dots at centers of the mums; designs are intended for one side display; the fabric is smooth to the touch but not damask; 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.


$ 15.00

73522: 1930s-50s Japanese Vintage Kimono Silk Fabric,AraiHari,50in.Piece