7667: 1930s-50s Japan Ceremonial Kimono Silk Arai-Hari Fabric, 60in.Ornate Fans,Flowers

7667:1930s Chirimen Silk Ornate,Fans,60"

1930s to 1950s Vintage Japanese Textiles:

Arai-Hari Ceremonial Kimono Chirimen Silk Fabric Piece

Classic Themes: 
Ornate Florals, Decorated Open Fans, Decorative Cords (Noshi), Royal Cart & Imperial Porch

Width: 13.5 inches / 34.29cm
Length: 62 inches / 157.48 cm

Catalog# 7667:

US$22.00 per piece
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Fabric History/Pedigree: 1930s-50s silk fabric was derived from a young woman's ceremonial kimono. Exceptional quality/condition for its age. Pieces received from 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 Type:   Delicate lightweight dark-fuschia-red silk, very slightly translucent fabric. slight chirimen (crepe) feel with the background  interwoven with classic geometric maze patterns-- being barely visible in the few solid areas, since fabric is filled with designs (see close-ups);  motif is of bright and multiple color designs;  print on one side but mostly visible on the reverse; the open fans are replete with multiple flowers, imperial cart, royal partial view of country home porch,  pine trees, bamboo leaves, and decorative cords winding in background; *Noshi decorative cords and ribbons fill the background; Colors used in motifs are from most of the spectrum, with reds, teals, blue, mustard-yellow, greens, pink, dark plum and white or cream;  slight drape.

(*To see the cultural info on Noshi,  please visit japanesewiki.com HERE).

Suitable for making scarf or accessories, or even framing and display.

Colors: Please use our text color descriptions to complement your sense of the fabric due to differences in contrast and color on different devices.

Condition: Excellent for its age.

$ 22.00

7667: 1930s-50s Japan Ceremonial Kimono Silk Arai-Hari Fabric, 60in.Ornate Fans,Flowers