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Cotton Komebukuro Patchwork Bag
Boro Rice Bag, Hand Sewn
See "Japanese Textile History" for our narrative about these charming folk textile rice bags.
Age
Late 1800s to Early 1900s
Size
Medium Size (laid flat)
13 X 15 inches
33 X 37 cm
Medium-Heavy Weight Fabrics
Condition
Good Patchwork Condition

Comments
A wonderful set of patchwork textiles were used to sew this rice bag: Kogin embroidery, katazome, kasuri, check, solid indigo and ivory. Google "Japanese kogin embroidery" for more information about this unique hand stitching which dates back to the 1600s.