6905: 1930s-50s Japanese Meisen Silk Fabric Piece 43 in.Arai-Hari

6905: 1930s Japan Meisen PinstripesLong

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Vintage Japanese Textiles:
1930s-50s  Meisen Silk Fabric Piece Arai-Hari

Width: 13.75 inches / 34.92 cm
Length: 47 inches / 119.38 cm

Catalog# 6905:

List Price: US$10.00 per piece
Sale Price: US$5.00


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, slightly translucent,  is estimated from the 1930s-1950s; Meisen is defined literally as 'common silk stuff'; and has grown in popularity in the last few years; Meisen from that period are usually larger bold patterns and bright colors, but this one is pinstriped and with parallel bands running vertically; fabric slightly stiff and slight sheen; the background is deep plum (hint of Fuschia color); pinstripes are light-gray and the bands are pink & lavender-gray; This meisen does not have the typical fuzziness of most meisens;  patterns same on both sides; please see close-ups

Note on colors: As all devices have different colorations and contrast, please use our text descriptions of colors to complement your sense of the color of the fabric.

Condition: Excellent
Regular price $ 0.00 Sale price $ 5.00

6905: 1930s-50s Japanese Meisen Silk Fabric Piece 43 in.Arai-Hari