7404-2:1980s Japanese Silk Fabric, 48" Pc (AraiHari),Mock Shibori-Batik

74042:1980s Japanese Kimono Silk, 48in.

Vintage Japanese Textiles:
1980's Kimono Silk Fabric Piece, Arai-Hari

Mock Shibori & Mock Batik Floral Designs

Width: 14 inches / 35.56 cm
Length: 48 inches / 121.92 cm

Catalog# 7404-2:

US$13.00 per piece
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Fabric History/Pedigree: 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:  Lightweight silk is a 1980s piece from a woman's kimono; the fabric background is a rusty-burgundy color with interwoven background patterns that mirror the colored flowers of the foreground; the background peonies flowers and extended tubular leaves have sheen; the fabric is slightly textured, almost a chirimen; The foreground patterns are rendered with white mock-shibori dots forming the flowers and with the slender green leaves resembling long decorative ribbons; The greens have an uneven coloration batik look; slight drape, Recommended for making scarf/accessories.

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

Condition: Excellent.
$ 13.00

7404-2:1980s Japanese Silk Fabric, 48" Pc (AraiHari),Mock Shibori-Batik