7355: 1960s Japanese Vintage Kimono Silk Fabric,AraiHari,61in.Piece

7355: 1960s Japanese Chirimen Silk, 61in.

Vintage Japanese Textiles:

1960s Kimono  Silk Fabric Piece Arai-Hari
Chirimen, Bingata Style
Floral Patterned Porcelain (Imari)Bowls, Dishes Figures 

Width: 14.25 inches/ 36.2 cm
Length: 61 inches / 154.94 cm

Catalog# 7355:

US$20.00 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 medium-lightweight silk, is for use in making a woman's kimono; the fabric is chirimen crepe textured; Background color is cream color but most of fabric is a Bingata-like pattern, filled with overlapping geometric shapes that resemble traditional porcelain dishes (resemble Imari porcelain ware), bowls etc., all of them are ornately decorated in floral and geometric patterns; Colors are definitely bold and darker tones, predominant colors are burgundy-red, dark reds,  dark blues, also some light and dark olive greens, other earth tones; truly distinctive;   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.


$ 20.00

7355: 1960s Japanese Vintage Kimono Silk Fabric,AraiHari,61in.Piece