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Item Japanese Farm Woman's Boro Noragi Jacket

Well worn & tattered!
Suitable for historical or artistic display only.

Boro patched, then patched again and again.
Note the "chugata" (medium size) katazome fabric pattern.
Late 1800s to Early 1900s
We believe the katazome fabric dates to
Fabric 100% Cotton.
Natural vegetable dyes. Home Spun, Hand loomed, Katazome and Solid Indigo Fabric Patches.
Collar down to bottom Edge
30 inches, 75 cm
Across Shoulders & Sleeves, end to end
49 inches, 126 cm

Medium-Heavy Weight
1.2 lbs, 524 g
Not suitable for wear.

We have washed, Ironed & repaired several loose seams to this garment.
Comments Wonderful example of the Japanese tradition of "mottainai" or the distaste of wasting anything which has useful life remaining and that of relentless garment boro patching.

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