7403:1930s-50s Japanese Vintage Girls Kimono Silk Fabric,AraiHari,52in.Piece

7403: 1930s Japan Kimono Silk,52" view

Vintage Japanese Textiles:

1930s-1950s Girls Ceremonial Kimono Silk Fabric Piece 

Width: 13.5 inches / 34.29 cm
Length: 52 inches / 132.08 cm

Catalog# 7403:

US$22.00 per piece plus shipping


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 is lightweight silk from a girl's ceremonial kimono; Background color is a brighter(deep) golden-yellow color throughout, with the entire fabric interwoven with many flowers and leaves, all arranged in a diagonal grid (this is only easily visible in the background spaces); the interwoven patterns have sheen;The printed designs are of large cloud-shapes with cherry-blossoms and pine needles inside, and with a wide variety of childrens' traditional toys, games, symbols, Palace Dolls( gosho ningyo) at-play etc. in the yellow spaces; The following additional items seem afloat in the yellow spaces between the clouds: treasure chests, Royals' cap, origami cranes, balls, badminton paddles, spinning tops, small festival hand-drums with 2 dangles, pinwheels, kites, cats, Royal ornate picnic box, koi-fish, books, tsuzumi hand-drums, and others!; Colors of the designs are many, mostly bright reds, blues, purples, greens, blues, greens (at the center of blossoms), and pastel hues of white to off-whites, some grays; Print is on one side but slightly visible on the reverse; soft fabric has good 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.

$ 22.00

7403:1930s-50s Japanese Vintage Girls Kimono Silk Fabric,AraiHari,52in.Piece