7622:1980s Japanese Girls Kimono Silk Fabric,AraiHari,51in.Palace Dolls Floral Orbs

7622:80s Girls Kimono Silk, middle

Vintage Japanese Textiles:

1980's Girl's Kimono Silk Fabric Piece Arai-Hari
Floral Orbs with Gosho Ningyo (Imperial Palace Dolls)

Width: 14 inches / 35.56 cm
Length: 51 inches / 129.54 cm

Catalog# 7622:

US$15.00 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, slightly translucent silk derived from a 1980s girl's kimono; Background color is solid vermillion with the motif being floral  and dotted orbs, all under 2.5 inches/6.4 cm diameter; also, in the background layer of the design there are orbs with nothing but the shibori-dots fields; What makes this piece most interesting & distinctive is the placement of ka classic motif of Palace Dolls (children), called Gosho Ningyo , over the various non-floral orbs and in between; there are various traditional toys and musical instruments with the Gosho Ningyo; please view our closeups; The flower orbs are white with many types of traditional motif flowers; colors are mostly pastels and some darker hues; most colors of the spectrum used, with a slight predominance of orange to salmon colors, and pastel peach and light reds; print on one side, slightly visible on reverse; very slight drape; 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.
$ 15.00

7622:1980s Japanese Girls Kimono Silk Fabric,AraiHari,51in.Palace Dolls Floral Orbs