7489: 1960s Japanese Vintage Silk Fabric, AraiHari,Mock-Shibori 56in.Pc

7489: 1960s Mock-Shibori Silk

Vintage Japanese Textiles:

1960's Kimono  Chirimen Silk Fabric Piece Arai-Hari
Mock-Shibori Print

Width: 14.5 inches / 36.83 cm
Length: 56 inches / 142.24 cm

Catalog# 7489:

US$16.00 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 derived from a woman's kimono or under-kimono (nagajuban); Background color is vermillion (orange-red, called Shuiro in Japanese) and the entire fabric background is interwoven with flowers and leaves, small-scale, and the pattern lines have sheen; Fabric motif is a white mock-shibori diagonal grid of white, rounded diamond shapes (each 1.25 inches/ 31.75cm); the fabric design same on both sides; feel is a little stiff, so, only has slight drape.

Condition: Excellent

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.
$ 16.00

7489: 1960s Japanese Vintage Silk Fabric, AraiHari,Mock-Shibori 56in.Pc