4007 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 indigo and batik fabric. It is very heavy.

Meiji/Taisho Periods

54"W x 120

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

Signs of age are marks of the garment's history & authenticity.