When most people think of Japanese textiles, they think of the elaborate patterns typical of the traditional kimono. However, there is also a strong tradition in Japan of finely crafted utilitarian fabrics. Meiji Stripe evolved from such a hand-spun, handwoven textile discovered years ago in an antique shop. Moving the idea to a large-scale, vertical stripe brings the idea forward in time to a more architectural sensibility. Meiji Stripe coordinates with Meiji, our Overall texture from the same source.