4002 Boro Cloth

Japanese Boro Textile.

Indigo Dyed utilitatian textile, used over many years & hand patched using a variety of stiches. This Boro is constructed from Kimono cloth. One side is Indigo and the other is brown. Striking patterns.

Meiji/Taisho Periods
54"W x 60" L

Exhibited at the Wisconsin Museum of Quilts & Fiber Arts, 2009, "Born of Necessity".

Small hole. Signs of age are marks of the garment's history & authenticity.
$395