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Item Dramatic Indigo Cotton Boro Shikibuton (futon underquilt or padding) Textile. Extensively mended with lovely sashiko stitching, boro patched with a wonderful variety of faded indigo fabrics.
Singularly spectacular appearance.
Late 1800s to Early 1900s
From Mt. Fuji area
Fabric 100% Cotton Homespun, Hand Loomed.
4.1 X 6.73 feet
125 X 205 cm
Longest measurements

Strong, thick & soft fabric, heavy weight due to multiple layers of fabric
3.6 lbs, 1637 g
Good Overall Boro Condition.

We washed, ironed & repaired several seams on this textile.

This textile is ready to use in your project or to hang as wall art.
Comments This textile probably started out as a futon cover then was repurposed into something else. We're not sure what use the owner had in mind for this wonderful example of a Japanese folk textile.

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