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Comment Someone said "The beauty of Japanese boro is what you don't see." This boro jacket is an excellent example of that person's appreciative observation. The first 10 photos are lining views, the last 3 photos are of this jacket's exterior.
Japanese Farm Woman's Boro Noragi Jacket
All cotton, Home Spun, Hand loomed
Indigo, Kasuri, Shima (stipe),
Medium Weight, several textile layers/patches
Boro patched, then patched again and again
Early 1900s
Ready for historical or artistic display
Not suitable for wear
We have washed this garment & repaired several loose seams.
Collar down to bottom Edge
30 inches, 75 cm
Across Shoulders & Sleeves, end to end
49 inches, 126 cm