7672-2 1930s-1950s Japanese Silk Nagajuban Fabric Piece 49inches AraiHari

7672-2: 1930s Nagajuban Silk, 49inches

Catalog# 7672-2

1930s-1950s Japanese Textiles (Arai Hari):

Fine Nagajuban-Type Chirimen Silk Fabric
Classic Designs

Width:13.5 inches / 34.29 cm
Length: 49 inches / 124.46 cm

 US$18.00 per piece
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Fabric History/Pedigree: 1930s-1950s fabric from under-kimono, pieces from an Arai Hari (special Japanese kimono cleaner -- see info on Arai-Hari HERE from John Marshall, expert on Japanese textiles .

Fabric Description Details:

This type of chirimen silk was derived from a nagajuban (under-kimono) for women, it is very lightweight, soft, and translucent, the chirimen texture is slight; the background color is pink with interwoven classic designs throughout, including streams, ponds, clouds, maple leaves, other leaves; These interwoven designs are mostly apparent in the solid background spaces; the foreground motifs consist of very large red flowers (largest is around 8inches diameter), with plum blossoms and bamboo leaves afloat throughout; most of the smaller blossoms are red, some are aqua-blue, white, green, and yellow; Some larger flowers have fine-lined centers in mustard-yellow; design is on one side only, slight sheen.

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

Recommended for making scarf/accessories.

Condition: EXCELLENT for age.

$ 18.00

7672-2 1930s-1950s Japanese Silk Nagajuban Fabric Piece 49inches AraiHari