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Item Japanese Farm Woman's Boro Noragi Solid Indigo Jacket
Age
Early 1900s
Fabric 100% Cotton.
Natural vegetable dyes. Home Spun, Hand loomed Indigo Fabrics with numerous textile layers & patches.
Size
From top of collar to bottom edge
33 inches, 83 cm
From sleeve end to end
37 inches, 95 cm
Medium-Heavy weight.
1.2 lbs
528g
Condition
Ready for historical or artistic display
Not suitable for wear
We have washed this garment & repaired several loose seams.
Comments Wonderful example of the Japanese tradition of "mottainai" or the distaste of wasting anything which has useful life remaining and that of relentless garment boro patching.

Boro patched, then patched again and again.

An uncommon find


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