5778:1950's Japanese Deadstock Meisen Silk Fabric, by yard.Stripes

5778 1950's meisen silk, stripes,  1yard view

Vintage Japanese Textiles:
1950's Deadstock Meisen Silk Fabric by Yard

Width: 14 inches / 35.56 cm
Length: 1 yard / 91.4 cm

Catalog# 5778:

US$10.00 per yard

USA Shipping included under 4 pounds package weight


Fabric History/Pedigree: 1950's Deadstock meisen silk.

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, though this piece is very atypical. See close-ups.

Fabric Type:
Light Weight Meisen silk, same on both sides; Designs are varying size stripes and bars which run horizontally; Slightly lighter than most other meisen of this period, feels like a thicker cotton but is indeed meisen silk.

Colors:  Unusual color selection for meisen seen in this fabric: avocado-green, salmon, burgundy, grayish-lavender & off-white. 

Condition: Excellent.

$ 10.00

5778:1950's Japanese Deadstock Meisen Silk Fabric, by yard.Stripes