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 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)

A Reversible and Pieced Boro Kimono: Wonderful Lining

A Reversible and Pieced Boro Kimono: Wonderful Lining

early to mid twentieth century48" x 46", 122 cm x 117 cm ... (more)

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