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Comment Someone said "The beauty of Japanese boro is what you don't see." This boro shirt/jacket is an excellent example of that person's appreciative observation.
Item
Japanese Farm Woman's Boro Noragi Shirt/Jacket
All cotton, Home Spun, Hand loomed
Indigo, Kasuri, Shima (stipe),
Medium Weight, several textile layers/patches
Boro patched, then patched again and again
Age
Early 1900s
Condition
Ready for historical or artistic display
Not suitable for wear
We have washed this garment & repaired several loose seams.
Size
Collar down to bottom Edge
30 inches, 75 cm
Across Shoulders & Sleeves, end to end
59 inches, 150 cm (extra long sleeves)