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Item Japanese Farm Woman's Solid Indigo Cotton Boro Noragi Jacket.

Boro patched, then patched again and again.

Fully lined with a variety of solid indigo cotton patchwork pieces.

Please note that the left sleeve is 2.5 inches or 6 cm longer than the right sleeve.
Late 1800s to Early 1900s
Fabric 100% Cotton.
Natural vegetable dyes. Home Spun, Hand loomed Indigo Fabrics with numerous textile layers & patches.
See last image for size chart.
Nice medium weight.
0.9 lbs
415 g
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.

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