7353:1950s Japanese Vintage Kimono Silk Fabric,AraiHari,56in.Piece

7353: 1950s Japan Kimono Silk, 56inches

Vintage Japanese Textiles:

1950s Kimono  Silk Fabric Piece Arai-Hari

Width: 14 inches/ 35.56 cm
Length: 56 inches / 141.24 cm

Catalog# 7353:

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 & translucent silk for use in making a woman's kimono;fabric has very slight textured feel, sort of chirimen (seen in closeups); Background color is dark pink with a touch of peach color; there are subtle interwoven designs including swaths of water, flowers, leaves; Foreground motifs are flowers and blossoms of many kinds, as well as large pin-striped arches that we're unsure of the meaning of them(bridges?), makes for a distinctive piece;  Colors of flowers are whites,pale light pastel pink and whites, with colonial blue, mustard, green, and dark plum to burgundy red; the interwoven background areas are the only places where any sheen is noticeable;   designs are intended for one side display; 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

7353:1950s Japanese Vintage Kimono Silk Fabric,AraiHari,56in.Piece