VINTAGE JAPANESE HAND-PAINTED SILK YUZEN (VFNBBB-135)


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Japan, mid-20th century or older

Two separate pieces: 20.5” long x 9” (one selvedge) and 32.5” long x 6.5” (one selvedge)

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

Good condition except for slight marks where stitching was removed.

 

This fabric (called “yuzen”) was hand-painted with textile dyes by means of a complicated process. This piece was originally part of a young boy’s kimono. It probably depicts characters from a Japanese fairy tale.

 

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

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Price: $50.00
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