Japan, mid-20th century or older
15” x 13.5” selvedge to selvedge
Hand-Painted on silk “chirimen” (textured silk crepe)
Very good condition – no damage
This fabrics (called “yuzen”) was hand-painted with textile dyes by means of a complicated process. It would have been used for a woman’s kimono. It depicts two phoenixes in flight among paulownia flowers.
If you are interested in this Japanese fabric please contact Susan Meller.