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Japanese Vintage Textile Meisen Haori Woods

Japanese Vintage Textile Meisen Haori Woods

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Directory: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Textiles: Pre 1950: Item # 1266135

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Denenchofu, Otaku
Tokyo, Japan 145-0071

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Meisen haori with double ikat patten which is wood and cloud motif. Meisen is a plain weave silk cloth whose patterns are checks, stripes, weft kasuri, warp kasuri and double kasuri. The word kasuri means ikat. Meisen is woven of second grade silk threads so that it was worn as a daily kimono. They have bold and modern designs comparing with formal kimonos. This one has woods motif with double ikat patten. It has palin weave silk lining with beautiful katazome (stencil-dyeing) flower pattern. In excellent condition except for some light stains in the sleeve. 1940s. 126cm X 76cm