7720: 1960s Japanese AraiHari Vintage Kimono Silk Fabric,56in. Piece

7720:1960s Japanese Kimono SIlk, 56in.

Vintage Japanese Textiles:
1960s Kimono  Silk Fabric Piece

Width: 14.25 inches / 36.2 cm
Length: 56 inches / 142.24 cm

Catalog# 7720:

US$18.00 per piece
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Fabric History/Pedigree: 1960s silk fabric 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 thinner, lightweight silk derived from a woman's kimono, or possibly a nagajuban (under kimono) due to the lightness of the fabric; the fabric is a lighter shade of emerald green background that is filled with interwoven patterns of large peonies, other flowers, leaves, and decorative cords stylized cursively running at various angles throughout; The areas that are in white to light to darker copper-brown, are all done in bokashi fashion (gradation coloring as dyed); designs in those spaces are of bamboo stalks with leave and Japanese maple leaves, stylized;  Other colors used: light to darker burgundy-red and dark greens;  designs on one side but due to thinness of fabric, they are just lighter on the reverse; soft to the touch, slight drape.

About Pictures:  Please NOTE that colors and contrast differ on each device so please use our text descriptions to complement your sense of the fabric.

Recommended for making scarves/accessories.

$ 18.00

7720: 1960s Japanese AraiHari Vintage Kimono Silk Fabric,56in. Piece