4005 Boro Cloth

Japanese Boro Textile.

Indigo Dyed utilitatian textile, used over many years & hand patched using a variety of stiches. This Boro blanket is constructed indigo dyed and is very heavy.

Meiji/Taisho Periods

27"W x 108" L
Exhibited at the Wisconsin Museum of Quilts & Fiber Arts, 2009, "Born of Necessity".

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