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Japanese Farm Woman's Boro Noragi Jacket, Piecework Made and Patched.
Age
Late 1800s to Early 1900s
Fabric 100% Cotton.
Natural vegetable dyes. Home Spun, Hand loomed Indigo Fabrics with numerous textile layers & patches. Small check patterns.
Size
Please see last slide show photo for size chart.
1.6 lbs
720 g
Condition
Suitable for wear and ready for historical or artistic display.

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

Very nice group of different indigo cotton patterns compose this garment.

Several fabric layers throughout.


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