Japan, mid-20th century or older
15” long x 14.5” (selvedge to selvedge)
Hand-Painted on silk “chirimen” (textured silk crepe)
Very good condition – no damage
This fabric (called “yuzen”) was hand-painted with textile dyes by means of a complicated process. It would have been used for a woman’s kimono. The scene depicts the interior of a traditional Japanese house.
If you are interested in this Japanese fabric please contact Susan Meller.