Vintage Kimonos Sold as Lots

6598: 1930s-50s Japanese Meisen Silk 42 in. Piece(AraiHari)

6598: 1930s Meisen Silk, figures,closeup

Catalog# 6598

1930's to 1950's Japanese Textiles:
From Arai-Hari Cleaners 
Japanese Kimono Meisen Silk Fabric Piece

Width:13.75 inches / 34.92cm
Length: 42 inches / 106.68 cm

List Price: US$10.00 per piece 
Sale Price: US$5.00

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Item Details and Description

  • Fabric History/Pedigree: 1930s to 1950s silk fabric 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:  Meisen silk, lightweight, slightly translucent fabric, solid dark burgundy (with touch of brown) background with rows of small geometric 3/8inch (9.53 mm) square figures which are in even rows' these figures are typically fuzzy-edged, symmetrically placed in even rows;  colors used for the figures are off-white, iron-red, and light-mustard; same on both sides; no sheen. 

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

  • Condition: Excellent
$ 10.00

6598: 1930s-50s Japanese Meisen Silk 42 in. Piece(AraiHari)