Boro Garments

The antique and vintage boro, or 'ragged' patched and mended garments offered here are mainly work garb which were worn by men and women who worked as farmers, lumberman, fisherman and the like.  These garments are made of hand loomed indigo dyed cotton, however we also offer examples sewn from asa, or cloth woven from bast fibers such as hemp or ramie.
A Reversible Completely Sashiko Stitched Jacket: Wearable

A Reversible Completely Sashiko Stitched Jacket: Wearable

early to mid twentieth century38" x 48", 96.5 cm x 122 cm... (more)

A Beautifully Patched and Assembled Old Apron: Wonderful

A Beautifully Patched and Assembled Old Apron: Wonderful

early twentieth century24" x 19", 61 cm x 48.25 cm This i... (more)

An Excellent Thickly Layered Boro Noragi: Twentieth Century Cottons

An Excellent Thickly Layered Boro Noragi: Twentieth Century Cottons

early to mid twentieth century29" x 42", 73.5 cm x 106.5 ... (more)

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