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from Stitch and Tickle, Boro: Rags and Tatters from the Far North of Japan. (c) Kyoichi Tsuzuki

Boro technique from Japan; this layer & patch celebrates the ephemeral nature of textile.

Sri | A Marvelous Layered and Stitched Boro Panel: Opened Work Kimono

A Marvelous Layered and Stitched Boro Panel: Opened Work Kimono Sri Threads -- Isn't it amazing that these very practical mended garments now appear as works of art to our eyes?

robe 1900

Traditional Boro used patchwork quilting and sashiko stitching to mend and extend the life of all pieces of worn fabric in a household. Boro Cotton Kimono, Yamagata Prefecture (Northern Japan) c.

Boro paper made from layers of ledger paper, perhaps from a pawn shop.  Tatou01.  Sri textile gallery.

Today I’m showing some pieces of “boro” paper from my personal collection. These pieces are several layers thick and they are glued together from old ledger books, creating unint…

amazing patchwork and character of boro #dreamindenim

Boro textiles were made in the late and early century by impoverished Japanese people from reused and recycled indigo-dyed, cotton rags.

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