5791: 1940's Japanese Meisen Silk Fabric, 46 inches (AraiHari)
Vintage Japanese Textiles:
1940's Meisen Silk Fabric Piece
Width: 13.5 inches / 34.3 cm
Length: 46 inches / 146.84 cm
US$12.00 per piece
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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 a 1940'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; this one is exceptional, seldom seen with stripes; See close-ups.
Fabric Motif: Stripes which run longitudinally across fabric and they are irregular (not straight); Colors: moss-green, mustard, black, cream, light peach.
Cultural Notes: More info on meisen is here.
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