5783: SOLD 1950's Japanese Meisen Silk Fabric, 55 inches (AraiHari)
Vintage Japanese Textiles:
Meisen Silk Fabric Piece
Width: 13.75 inches / 34,9 cm
Length: 55 inches / 139.7 cm
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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 meisen silk This is an 1940's to 1950's piece; Meisen is defined literally as 'common silk stuff'; and has grown in popularity in recent years; Meisen from that period are usually larger bold patterns and bright colors which are intentionally fuzzy (impressionistic sense); Fabric background is purple and plum, other colors are light aqua-blue, rusty-red and grays, all subdued in tone; some pine needles as well; See close-ups.
Fabric Motif: Large flowers ( average 6.5 inches / 16.5 cm diameter) with smaller flowers within them, accompanied by 2 inch / 5.1 cm diameter flowers (type unknown) scattered about; patterns same on both sides;
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