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Item Farmer's Boro Yogi, interior liner.
The Japanese Yogi is a sleeping garment used like a blanket for warmth.
The typical yogi had several layers of fabric for the purpose of keeping the person warm during cold winter nights
Indigo cotton, Home Spun, Hand Loomed
Medium-Heavy Weight, several textile layers/patches
Many different kinds of indigo fabrics ~ tsutsugaki, solids, kasuri......
Someone said "The beauty of Japanese boro is what you don't see." This boro yogi is an excellent example of that person's appreciative observation.
Age
Early 1900s
From Kyushu, Western Japan
Fabric 100% Cotton
Boro patched & patched again
Size
Collar down to bottom Edge
64 inches, 165 cm
Across Shoulders & Sleeves, end to end
59 inches, 150 cm
Weight
1.9 lbs, 855g
Condition
Good overall condition
We washed this yogi & repaired a few loose seams.
Wonderful dramatic Japanese folk textile.


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