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6375: 1930s-1950s Japanese Deadstock Meisen Silk Fabric, 47in. Piece

6375: 1930s Meisen Silk, long view

Vintage Japanese Textiles:
1930s-1950s Meisen Silk Fabric
Arai-Hari

Width: 13.5 inches / 34.29 cm
Length: 47 inches / 119.38 cm

Catalog# 6375:

US$15.00 per piece

USA Shipping included under 4 pounds package weight

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Fabric History/Pedigree: 1930s-1950s fabric from kimono pieces from an Arai Hari (special Japanese kimono cleaner) -- see info on Arai-Hari HERE from John Marshall, expert on Japanese textiles .

Fabric Description:  Lightweight weight, very slightly translucent, meisen silk This is a piece from 1930s-50s; 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; This piece differs only in the size of the figures, being about 1 inch / 24.4mm diameter; these figures are in rusty-red and off-whites; same on both sides. 

Condition: Excellent.

$ 15.00

6375: 1930s-1950s Japanese Deadstock Meisen Silk Fabric, 47in. Piece