7728: 1980s Japanese Vintage Kimono Silk Fabric,AraiHari,53in.Piece

7728:1980s Retro Japan Print Silk,53"

Vintage Japanese Textiles:

1960s Kimono  Silk Fabric Piece Arai-Hari
Mock-Bingata Style Retro Print 
Traditional Scene: Houses, Various Flora & Streams Motifs
Small Scale

Width: 14.75 inches/ 37.47 cm
Length: 53 inches / 134.62 cm

Catalog# 7728:

US$17.00 per piece plus shipping

Fabric 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 lightweight silk is minimally translucent, a retro print for use in making a woman's kimono; the fabric is for making everyday-wear kimono; Background color is dark and lighter colonial blues with classic streams/water/clouds motifs;  all a Bingata-like pattern of traditional Okinawan Tile roof houses, and various plants, flowers, trees and blossoms filling and overlapping the houses; Motif Colors aredakrer blues, brown and burgundy as well as darker shades of green; white is used to delineate designs; designs are intended for one side display, small-scale figures, most are 1 to 1.5 inches (2.54cm to 38.1mm) at largest dimension; minimal drape and sheen.

Recommended for making scarf/accessories.

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


$ 17.00

7728: 1980s Japanese Vintage Kimono Silk Fabric,AraiHari,53in.Piece