Japan, mid-20th century or older
19” x 14” selvedge to selvedge
Hand-Painted on silk “chirimen” (textured silk crepe)
Good condition except for small hole near top right corner; torn area on top left edge; tiny stitching holes where seam threads were removed
This fabric (called “yuzen”) was hand-painted with textile dyes by means of a complicated process. It was originally part of a woman’s kimono.
If you are interested in this Japanese fabric please contact Susan Meller.