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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 indigo-dyed cotton rags. Never intented to be viewed as a thing

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.

part of a boro futon cover…….just beautiful indigo and chrysanthemums from Sri

part of a boro futon cover…….faded beautiful indigo and chrysanthemums from Sri

Sri is a textile gallery in Brooklyn, New York, USA, specializing in antique Japanese folk textiles, highlighting the indigo-dyed cotton utilitarian fabrics and boro--or patched and mended--textiles of old Japan.

The inside of this boro noragi, or work coat, shown here, is like a mosaic with its tessellated surface.

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