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An Antique Japanese Textile: A Heavily Patched Indigo Boro futon — Orime

An Antique Japanese Textile: A Heavily Patched Indigo Boro futon — Orime

Japanese Vintage Textile Cotton Boro Futonji Indigo

Boro futonji whose ground cloth as well as mending patches are mostly hand-spun and vegetable dyed cotton. The ground cloth is natural indigo dyed katazome (stencil-dyeing).

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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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An Antique Japanese Textile: A Heavily Patched Indigo Boro futon

Boro textiles were made in the late and early century by impoverished Japanese people from reused indigo-dyed cotton rags. Never intented to be viewed as a thing

Japanese Indigo Boro. Japan's mended and patched textiles are referred to as Boro. Boro is usually sewn from nineteenth and early twentieth century diverse rags and patches of indigo dyed cotton.:

The International Quilt Study Center & Museum (IQSCM) in Lincoln, Nebraska, is partnering with /American Patchwork & Quilting/ to share information on quilting traditions from around the world.

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Blocking in bold blues. one room can be more light/neutral; another could be darker.

Wish I had knew more about this bit of sashiko & patchwork. It is the inside or the outside of. . .?

Think you could get close to this with repro antique shirting fabric, antique indigo dyed pieces, and worn-thin denim. Sashiko takes some time to do but its obviously woth it.

古布 木綿 襤褸 BORO cotton Japanese antique textile : 京都から古布のご紹介

古布 木綿 襤褸0 BORO cotton Japanese antique textile

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