5168: SOLD-1940's Japanese Meisen Silk Piece 1 yard / 91cm
1940's Deadstock Pre-War Japanese Textiles:
Japanese Kimono Meisen Silk Fabric
Birds-in-Flight & Bamboo Leaves Motifs
Width:14 inches / 36.8cm
US$8.00 per yard (plus shipping)
Item Details and Description
Fabric History/Pedigree: 1940's, Found as roll.
Fabric Description: Deadstock (never used), Japanese vintage kimono fabric.
Fabric Type: Meisen silk, Light Weight.
Measurements: width=14 inches/35.6cm selvedge to selvedge; Length= 1yard/.91m.
Colors: Soft beige background with various shades of burgundy motifs
Motifs: Polka-dot with surrounding small crosses shape;1inch x 1inches (2.6cm X 2.6cm).
Repeat Patterns: Horizontal rows are .75inch (2cm) apart, 22 rows per yard.
Cultural Notes: The best discussion we've found of Meisen silk fabric was on an old blog post by Japundit, excerpted here, from the early 2000's*:
[*original article is no longer on internet.]
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