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Item Ragged Beauty, Japanese Farmer Or Worker Boro Patchwork Noragi Jacket
Early 1900s
From the Mt. Fuji Area
Fabric 100% Cotton.
Natural vegetable dyes. Home Spun, Hand loomed Indigo Fabrics with numerous textile layers in some areas & patches.

Lots of interesting sashiko and 5 fabric layers.
See last image for size & weight chart.

Nice heavy-medium weight.
Very wearable!

But probaby best used for historical or artistic display.

We have washed, Ironed & repaired several loose seams on this garment.
Comments Another wonderful example of the Japanese tradition of "mottainai" or the distaste of wasting anything which has useful life remaining and prolonging a garment's endurance by relentless boro patching and mending.