|EARLY TAISHO (1912-1926) BLACK MEISEN SILK HAORI WITH WISTERIA|
Miesen garments are prized for their unique shinny finish, like polished cotton, and its unusual durability. The wonderful cloth known as meisen was taken out of production in the early 1950. Its enjoying a renewed interest now. This one shows the Art Nouveau influence in its scrolling design and bold use of color. The motif is presented in gray, yellow and blue green on a field of black. The silk is lightweight. The haori is fully lined in a multicolored design of Imperial Carts. The haori has its original ties. The haori has one stain on the right sleeve. This does not detract from the beauty of the garment. Haori Dimensions: 46” wide sleeve tip to sleeve tip X 34” long shoulder to hem.