4004 Boro Cloth

Japanese Boro Textile.

Indigo Dyed utilitatian textile, used over many years & hand patched using a variety of stiches. This Boro is constructed indigo dyed and plaid fabric, with edo cloth.

Meiji/Taisho Periods

44"W x 54"L

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

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