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Antique Tsubotare Meisen

Antique Tsubotare Meisen

Regular price €65.00 EUR
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A vibrant purple antique meisen silk with a bold tsubotare (like a ceramic glaze drip) pattern in pale grey & golden-beige. 

Meisen kimono were the ‘fast fashion’ of their time! This hard-wearing fabric was patterned using a simplified a simplified kasuri method. During the 1920s & ‘30s the bold, colourful meisen designs inspired by modernist art were very popular among fashionable, urban, middle-class women. Advertisements featuring famous actresses were used to promote meisen kimono, which were sold in enormous numbers by the big department stores. Learn more about meisen here.

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)

 The Detail

  • Antique pre 1950
  • One of a kind
  • Very good antique condition
  • Wraps to close
  • 100% silk exterior & lining 

The Fit

  • 122 cm wingspan
  • 39 cm sleeve depth
  • 59 cm back width
  • 130 cm length


  • Dry clean only
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