VINTAGE JAPANESE HAND-PAINTED SILK YUZEN (VFNBBB-133)


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Japan, mid-20th century or older

24” long x 13” (selvedge to selvedge)

Hand-Painted on silk “chirimen” (textured silk crepe)

Good condition except for some very small scattered holes and notches in the right selvedge.

 

This fabric (called “yuzen”) was hand-painted with textile dyes by means of a complicated process. This piece was originally part of a woman’s kimono. It is beautifully designed and executed with subtle shading. Butterflies with faux tie-dye wings fly among cherry blossoms, peonies, sweet peas, and spider mums.

 

If you are interested in this Japanese fabric please contact Susan Meller.

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Price: $75.00
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