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Item Sashiko Lovers Ragged Beauty Japanese Farmer Boro Patchwork Noragi Jacket
3 layers of fabric sashiko stitched together
Winter Jacket
Note the exterior of the jacket is small width stripe fabric and the interior is the solid indigo patched cotton. People who wish to show the boro aspect, wear the boro side out.
Age
Early 1900s
From the Mt. Fuji Area
Fabric 100% Cotton.
Natural vegetable dyes. Home Spun, Hand loomed Indigo Fabrics with numerous textile layers & patches.

Lots of interesting sashiko.
Size
See last image for size & weight chart.

Nice heavy-medium weight.
2.9 lbs, 1315 g

Condition
Wearable!

But probably best used for historical or artistic display.

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

It's ready to wear or display. Can be worn standard or reversed, either way beautiful.
Comments Sashiko stitching layers of fabric together made for a warm jacket during the Japanese cold winter months. Another 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.


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