7621:1980s Japanese Kimono Chirimen Silk Fabric,Arai-Hari,41in.,Flowers

7621:1980s Japanese Kimono Silk, 41 inches

Vintage Japanese Textiles:

1980's Kimono  Chirimen Silk Fabric Piece Arai-Hari
Flowers in Cascading Strings, some metallic golds

Width: 13.5 inches / 34.29cm
Length: 41 inches / 104.14 cm

Catalog# 7621:

US$11.00 per piece
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dividerFabric 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 chirimen silk derived from a 1980s woman's kimono; Background color is an  off-white color with fabric background textured due to chirimen; The motif is of strings of flowers cascading diagonally in parallel down the fabric; flowers are many types and most colors of the spectrum used, with a slight predominance of dark reds to dark vermillions; Some flowers have metallic gold printed accents, also some metallic burnished silver accents in others; print on one side, slightly visible on reverse; very slight drape, and, other than the metallic accents, no sheen.

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


Recommended for making scarf/accessories.
$ 11.00

7621:1980s Japanese Kimono Chirimen Silk Fabric,Arai-Hari,41in.,Flowers