5485:1950s Japanese Meisen Silk Fabric
Vintage Japanese Textiles:
Meisen Silk Fabric Piece
Width: 14.25 inches / 36.2 cm
Length: 1 yard / 91.4 cm
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Fabric Description: Deadstock (new, never used but from another era) light-medium weight meisen silk This is an early 1950s piece; Meisen is defined literally as 'common silk stuff'; and has grown in popularity in the last few years; it is a kasuri (ikat) type weave fabric with usually larger bold patterns and bright colors. See close-ups.
Fabric Type: Light Weight Meisen silk; due to weave has slightly textured feel, little sheen; same on both sides; Designs are similar to (ikat) but the fabric does not appear to be done in the strictly Kasuri method.
Colors: Background is white with various thickness stripes running lengthwise in a symmetrical manner; stripes are black, red, blue, gray,cream and yellow(hinted); stripe boundaries are fuzzy as seen in kasuri.
Regular price $ 1,500.00 Sale price $ 750.00
Regular price $ 120.00 Sale price $ 95.00