Boro Patched Cotton Kimono

NM-$1800
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  • back side of reverse of boro jacket Boro Patched Cotton Jacket Japanese Antique Kimono
  • back side of reverse of boro jacket Boro Patched Cotton Jacket Japanese Antique Kimono
  • Boro Patched Cotton Jacket Japanese Antique Kimono
  • outside of boro kimono
  • inside view of boro kimono
  • back view of outside of boro kimono
  • reverse side of boro kimono
  • closeup of boro patchwork
  • multicolor boro patchwork
  • closeup of boro jacket
  • back top of boro jacket
  • partially open boro kimono top half

Boro Patched Cotton Kimono

NM-$1800
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Cotton kimono with boro 襤褸 (a Japanese form of recycling coming from an economic necessity in which fabric is patched on the reverse side to preserve the usability).  The beauty of boro comes from the unintentional artistry created from layers of mending.

  • Cotton
  • Indigo
  • 19th Century
  • 48" x 50" (width, height)
  • SKU NM
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