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Item Japanese Farmer Boro Noragi Jacket
Age
Early 1900s
Fabric 100% Cotton.
Natural vegetable dyes. Home Spun, Hand loomed Indigo Fabrics with numerous textile layers in some areas & patches.
Size
See last image for size chart.
Nice medium-Heavy weight.
1.3 lbs
580 g
Condition
Very ragged but can be worn.

Perhaps best used 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 and mending.

Note that the brown fabircs are a lighter color than seen in photos, color not as dark.


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