7487:1930s Japanese Vintage Kimono Silk Fabric,AraiHari,60in.Piece

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Vintage Japanese Textiles:

1930s Kimono Chirimen Silk Fabric Piece 

Width: 12.25 inches / 31.11 cm
Length: 60 inches / 139.8 cm

Catalog# 7487:

US$20.00 per piece
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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 lightweight silk. lightly textured,light chirimen derived from a woman's kimono; this is white silk, but the front is full of colorful designs of obtusely shaped lined areas in patchwork arrangement-- each area a different color: dark blue, copper, and mustard-yellow; The entire fabric background is interwoven with 2 inches/5.08 cm 4-petal flowers within diamonds all in a diagonal grid; Within each obtuse area are different other flowers and honeycomb patterns; also abundant flowers of different types; colors used for designs: mustard, rust, dark yellow, olive-green, moss-green, gold, dark blues, white and off-white; Designs on one side; 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

7487:1930s Japanese Vintage Kimono Silk Fabric,AraiHari,60in.Piece