7119: 1930s-50s Japanese Meisen Silk, Lovebirds on Willow,59 in.Pc.

7119: 1930 Japan Meisen Silk, lovebirds

Catalog# 7119

1930's to 1950's Japanese Textiles:

Japanese Kimono Meisen Silk Fabric Piece
From Arai-Hari Cleaners

Lovebirds on Willow Branches

Width: 14 inches / 35.56 cm
Length: 59 inches / 149.86 cm

US$18.00 per piece 

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Item Details and Description

  • Fabric History/Pedigree:   1930's to 1950's silk fabric 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:  Meisen silk, lightweight, slightly translucent, with intentionally fuzzy edges to designs; the motif is one we rarely see, of pairs of lovebirds on the branches of willow tree; the background color is deep -- yet bright - shade of purple, and the designs are in white with accents in light-yellow and pink at the birds, and some of the branches; motifs same on both sides; no sheen. 

  • Colors: Please NOTE that colors and contrast differ on each device, so use our text descriptions to complement your sense of the fabric).

  • Condition: Excellent
$ 18.00

7119: 1930s-50s Japanese Meisen Silk, Lovebirds on Willow,59 in.Pc.