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Pojagi (Korean traditional wrapping cloths that are hand stitched from scraps of ramie or moshi cloth)

I have a fairly extensive and diverse collection of Korean pojagi or the hand stitched wrapping cloths that were sewn from scraps of ramie and hemp cloth in almost every household in old Korea.

Japanese folk arts,boro,earthenware,lacquer,kanban,ikebana,obi,sakiori,shibori online catalog

Japanese folk arts,boro,earthenware,lacquer,kanban,ikebana,obi,sakiori,shibori online catalog

natural dyeing Bojagi, patchwork window cover in hand sewing.

natural dyeing Bojagi, patchwork window cover in hand sewing. by banul on Etsy

Reverse side of a Chogakpo pojagi, made in the home for home use. via Sri threads

i fell in love with Korean textiles when i went there.so glad to see some of these!

Quilter's Pastiche

Boro—The Fabric of Life Domaine de Boisbuchet hosts an exhibition of rare household textiles made by and century Japanese peasants

Nine Panel Boro Hemp Kaya... boro, nine panel, loosely woven, hemp kaya is overdyed: it was first dipped in indigo, then dipped again in a yellow dye. Like the post below this one, this kaya is from the Tohoku region, or rural northeast of Japan.

A hemp kaya, from the Tohoku region or rural northeast of Japan. It would have been placed over a futon for protection against pesky mosquitoes. Love this as a room divider.

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