A vibrant purple antique meisensilk with a bold tsubotare (like a ceramic glaze drip) pattern in pale grey & golden-beige.
Meisenkimono were the ‘fast fashion’ of their time! This hard-wearing fabric was patterned using a simplified a simplifiedkasurimethod. During the 1920s & ‘30s the bold, colourfulmeisendesigns inspired by modernist art were very popular among fashionable, urban, middle-class women. Advertisements featuring famous actresses were used to promotemeisenkimono, which were sold in enormous numbers by the big department stores. Learn more aboutmeisenhere.
This pre-loved antique piece has a slight spots and blemishes which is part of its antique nature, but overall it is in excellent condition and suitable for wearing by those who can appreciate its antique nature. The main lining is a white silk with a pink hakkake(the inner cuff and hem of the lining).