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Item Japanese Farm Woman's Boro Noragi Jacket

Boro patched, then patched again and again
Early 1900s
Fabric 100% Cotton.
Natural vegetable dyes. Home Spun, Hand loomed Indigo, Kasuri, Shima (stripe) Fabrics with several textile layers/patches.
Collar down to bottom Edge
30 inches, 75 cm
Across Shoulders & Sleeves, end to end
49 inches, 126 cm
Not suitable for wear.

Ready for historical or artistic display.

We have washed, Ironed & repaired several loose seams to this garment.
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.

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