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Stripe Indigo Boro Futon Cover
(futongawa), 100% cotton
Handspun & Hand Loomed Fabrics
Very nice variegated indigo colors
Lots of small boro patches. Great fabric variety.
Age
Early 1900s
Size
3.2 X 5.8 feet, 98 X 170 cm
Heavy-Medium Weight
Very stubtantial fabric, thicker than usual
Condition
Good Overall Boro Condition
We repaired several loose seams and washed this textile.
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Boro
Someone said "The beauty of boro is what you don't see." This boro futon cover is an excellent example of that appreciative observation. Compare the first two photos. The second photo is the exterior of this textile. The first photo shows the unseen beauty.