5791: 1940's Japanese Meisen Silk Fabric, 46 inches (AraiHari)

5791: 1940s Japanese meisen silk kimono fabric,fullview

Vintage Japanese Textiles:
1940's Meisen Silk Fabric Piece

Width: 13.5 inches / 34.3 cm
Length: 46 inches / 146.84 cm

Catalog# 5791:

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.

Condition: Excellent.

Cultural Notes:   More info on meisen is here.
$ 12.00

5791: 1940's Japanese Meisen Silk Fabric, 46 inches (AraiHari)