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Item Japanese Farm Woman's Short-Waisted Boro Noragi Jacket.

Fully lined with faded indigo cotton fabric.

Boro patched, then patched again and again
Age
Early 1900s
Fabric 100% Cotton.
Natural vegetable dyes. Home Spun, Hand loomed Indigo Fabrics.
Size
See last image for size chart.
Nice medium weight.
1.1 lbs
500 g
Condition
Very wearable.

Ready to wear and/or for historical or artistic display.

We have washed, Ironed & repaired several loose seams on this garment.
Comments Wonderful example of the Japanese tradition of "mottainai" or the distaste of wasting anything which has useful life remaining and prolonging a garment's endurance by relentless boro patching.

Note the inclusion of recycled tsutsugaki textiles.


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