|PRE WWII MEISEN SILK HAORI WITH RINZU WEAVE AND PINK ROSES DESIGN|
The silk for this haori is called Meisen. It has been been decorated in a stenciled design of roses and swirls in pink on pink. It is fully lined in cream white silk that has been decorated in gradation dye technique. The antique jacket has some stains but the pattern hides them well.. Meisen is a great fabric. It is made of silk woven with dyed cocoon filament. The cloth’s durability made it extremely popular from 1910 to about 1950. Today collectors are greedily gathering up all of these they can find. Dimensions: haori sleeve tip to sleeve tip 49” X 34” long.