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Item Wonderful Japanese Farmer Handmade Boro Noragi Long Jacket / Kimono.

Very Thin Stripes Exterior Fabric
Patchwork Boro Lining
Sashiko, Lovely Faded Indigo
Long length (see size chart, last image)
Early 1900s
Fabric 100% Cotton

Strong, thick indigo dyed Cotton fabric.

Abundance of well done sashiko stitching throughout.

Homespun and hand woven. Lovely faded indigo cotton fabric.
See last photo for measurement chart.
Heavy-Medium Weight
4.0 lbs, 1845 g
Good Boro Condition

We have washed & ironed this garment.

It is ready to wear or display as a wonderful example of a Japanese folk craft.
Comment These infrequently found indigo dyed cotton sashiko garments are treasured today as unique survivors of a once ubiquitous but now lost handmade folk textile mingei (people's) craft. This Cotton noragi farmers garment was locally fashioned in the colder mountainous regions of Tohoku, Northern Japan.

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