7466:1930s-50s Japanese Vintage Kimono Silk Fabric,AraiHari,59in.Piece

7466: 1930s Japan Kimono Silk, 59inches

Vintage Japanese Textiles:

1930s-1950s Kimono  Silk Fabric Piece 

Width: 13.75 inches / 34.92 cm
Length: 59 inches / 149.86 cm

Catalog# 7466:

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 is a thin lightweight silk, translucent,derived from a woman's summer formal dress kimono; Background color is pinky-peach throughout with interwoven patterns of chrysanthemums, peonies, and classic diamond shapes with crests nested within them, a classic  geometric grid design; foreground is large scale (8-9 inches/20.32cm-22.86cm at widest) bright white peonies with dark green leaves, as well as smaller ruby-red flowers (daffodil shape); Print is on one side but mostly visible on reverse; light sheen; 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

7466:1930s-50s Japanese Vintage Kimono Silk Fabric,AraiHari,59in.Piece