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A set of boro coasters or snack mats made by Michiko Oba of Fukuoka, Japan. Her trademark is hananiwa.sashiko and he blogs at obamychiko.blog109.fc2.com

A set of boro coasters or snack mats made by Michiko Oba of Fukuoka, Japan.

Kimono made with Shibori currently, which accounts for what is in force in Japan.

The used of balance, has been used in such a way to make the kimono elegant without over doing it, making it to look complicated and cluttered.

“Boro: The Fabric of Life” from “Raw Japan” at MUDE, Museum of Design and Fashion in Lisbon

“Raw Japan” at MUDE, Museum of Design and Fashion in Lisbon, 9 October 2014 – 8 February 2015

~ Boro textiles are usually sewn from nineteenth and early twentieth century rags and patches of indigo dyed cotton.  The diversity of patches on any given piece is a veritable encyclopedia of hand loomed cotton indigo from old Japan. In most cases, the beautiful arrangement of patches and mending stitches is borne of necessity and happenstance, and was not planned by the maker

dilapidated beauty is boro.

Boro textiles are usually sewn from nineteenth and early twentieth century rags and patches of indigo dyed cotton. I want something like this, perhaps a touch less ragged.

お庭の紅葉を眺めながら。。。あいにくのお天気ですが大勢の方が。。。↑写真は、福島県、南相馬の皆さんのちくちく。。。すっかり色づいた、景色と建物と。。。窓枠...

お庭の紅葉を眺めながら。。。あいにくのお天気ですが大勢の方が。。。↑写真は、福島県、南相馬の皆さんのちくちく。。。すっかり色づいた、景色と建物と。。。窓枠...

Antique Japanese Indigo Boro Textile Large Heavy by Mujostore $300

Antique Japanese Indigo Boro Textile Large Heavy by Mujostore

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