7631: 1960s Japanese Chirimen Silk Nagajuban Fabric, 48in. AraiHari

7631: 1960s Japanese chirimen silk, 58in.

Vintage Japanese Textiles:
1960's  Silk Fabric Piece, Shibori Tie-Dyed
From Nagajuban Silk Arai-Hari

Sumi-e (Brush Calligraphy) Style Designs

Width: 13.5 inches / 34.29 cm
Length: 48 inches / 121.82 cm

Catalog# 7631:

US$14.00 per piece 
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Fabric History/Pedigree: 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 Description: Lightweight chirimen (crepe) silk derived from nagajuban (under kimono); This is a 1960s fabric piece with a background of peachy-pink color and designs on one side done in charcoal-black to light black, the look is evocative of sumi-e (Japanese brush calligraphy, and brush art style); also some areas in dark peach and mustard color;   Designs are only on the bottom 21 inches / 53.34cm of vines and thin branches with leaves and a large flower about 6 inches/ 15.24cm, on one side only; soft with the textured feel of the chirimen, slight drape.

Recommended for use in making scarf/accessories.

Condition: Excellent.
$ 14.00

7631: 1960s Japanese Chirimen Silk Nagajuban Fabric, 48in. AraiHari