7469: 1930s-40s Japanese Vintage Kimono Silk Fabric,AraiHari,53in.Pc.

7469:1930s Japanese Kimono Silk, 53in.

Vintage Japanese Textiles:

1930s-1940s Kimono  Silk Fabric Piece 
Ikebana Themes, Branches, Blossoms


Width: 13.5 inches / 34.29 cm
Length: 53 inches / 134.62 cm

Catalog# 7469:

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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 thin lightweight silk, translucent, derived from a woman's kimono; Background color is solid dark-peach, and fabric is interwoven with curlicue and streaming bands(ribbon-like) cascading the whole length, as well as various round traditional figures, including wheels, snowflakes; Mofif of the foreground is of ikebana themes of plum blossom flowers on branches, ikebana peonies and other blossoms, along with stylized decorated fans;  designs in light tan and off-white with other colors on the fans, flowers, and branches being: salmon, gray, dark gray, dark-red, mustard-yellow and dark colonial-blue; Print is on one side but mostly visible on reverse; light sheen on all the interwoven elements; slight drape; textured feel, close to feel of raw silk.

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.

$ 18.00

7469: 1930s-40s Japanese Vintage Kimono Silk Fabric,AraiHari,53in.Pc.