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Cotton boro kimono from Japan's Tohoku- North west region of Japan

Hanten and happi : traditional japanese work coats : bold designs and colorful images by Cynthia Shaver

Hanten and happi : traditional japanese sashiko work coats : bold designs and colorful images by Cynthia Shaver

Antique Japanese Indigo Sashiko Sakiori Fisherman's Jacket by kimonboy, via Flickr

Antique Japanese Indigo Sashiko Sakiori Fisherman's Jacket by kimonboy

While travelling through Yokohama on a recent trip I stumbled across something truly amazing. I'm not normally swayed to purchase something so readily when I'm out browsing and sight-seeing, but I just couldn't resist this gorgeous find: A Boro Jacket.   I think of the wearing possibilities of this Jacket  - considering the history of the garment -...

Boro Jacket – A Real Find

quilted patchwork jacket: artful recycling from fabrics too good to waste - beautiful jacket with an obvious history, worked in the Japanese 'boro' folk fabric technique

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On the Hunt for Tile, a Visit to Edo Japan: Japanese Geometries

Lumberman's Sashiko Japan Edo Period 1780 indigo dyed hemp and cotton kimono

This kimono use lots of geometrical    shape to connect together to creates the new style of kimono which looks quite stylistic.

Sri Threads ~ A boro yogi, a kimono shaped duvet, the padding and lining removed.

Antique Vintage Japanese Indigo Cotton Hanten Patch Boro | eBay

Antique Vintage Japanese Indigo Cotton Hanten Patch Boro

Antique Vintage Japanese Indigo Cotton Hanten Patch Boro | eBay

Sakiori (rag weaving) cotton 19th century Japanese man's coat

Technique: Saki-ori (split-woven) or rag weaving, cotton.

Cotton maiwai kimono worn at fishing celebrations. Second quarter 20th century, Japan

thekimonogallery: Cotton maiwai kimono worn at fishing celebrations. Second quarter century, Japan. MET Museum (Gift of Mrs.

sashiko sakkuri ~ http://threads.srithreads.com/2010/05/a-magnificent-sashiko-stiched-donza-or-sakkuri/

More specifically, this kind of all-over stitched kimono is from Mikuni, a prosperous port town which engaged in trading; in this region, wo.

Japanese Indigo Boro. Japan's mended and patched textiles are referred to as Boro. Boro is usually sewn from nineteenth and early twentieth century diverse rags and patches of indigo dyed cotton.

I think I love Boro. Japan's mended and patched textiles are referred to as Boro. Boro is usually sewn from nineteenth and early twentieth century diverse rags and patches of indigo dyed cotton.

SASAKI-JIRUSHI (Japanese Boro)  Japanese boro indigo cotton patchwork blouse  Made by us.  Material:Antique cotton,19th century.Japan.  Color:Mixed indigo.  This fabric has many stains and damages because made in 19th century for Japanese farmers.   Size: Neck to cuff : 23.2 inch (59 cm) Chest measurement : 49.6 inch(126 cm) Dress length: 23.6 inch (60 cm)  Model:52(157 cm)  Thank you!!! ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------  Our store…

Japanese boro cotton patchwork blouse/sashiko/remake/handmade/ranru/noragi/1900s fabric/sashiko hand stitched/mixed cotton/322

SASAKI-JIRUSHI (Japanese Boro) Japanese boro indigo cotton patchwork blouse Made by us. Material:Antique cotton,19th century.Japan. Color:Mixed indigo. This fabric has many stains and damages because made in 19th century for Japanese farmers. Size: Neck to cuff : 23.2 inch (59 cm) Chest measurement : 49.6 inch(126 cm) Dress length: 23.6 inch (60 cm) Model:52(157 cm) Thank you!!! ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Our store…