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Item Japanese Farm Woman's Boro Noragi Indigo Hemp Jacket.

Lovely faded indigo color.

Boro patched, then patched again and again
Late 1800s to Early 1900s
Fabric Hemp (asa) Base, Cotton Sleeves and some patches
Natural vegetable dyes. Home Spun, Hand loomed Indigo Fabrics with numerous textile layers & patches.
See last image for size chart.
Nice medium-heavy weight.
15 oz
436 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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