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Item Cotton Boro Repaired Sakabukuro Sake Bag Hand loomed, Hand Made,
(See our Japanese Textile History Page)
Early to Mid 1900s Found at an old sake distillery.
Fabric Cotton lightly saturated with kakishibu.
12 X 32 inches
31 X 81 cm
Heavy Weight, Thick Fabric
Good Boro Condition, hand sewn repairs.
Some holes, see photos.

Comment One of our textile "pickers" found these exceptional sakaburo at an old sake brewery. Fabulous example of the effort in which the Japanese sake brewers took to extend the life of each precious sake bag. Labor was obviously less expensive than purchasing a new bag. These sakaburo have been repaired many times.

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