Ask questions and we will answer as best we can. The Boros we have listed are ALL very old / original pieces which were part of a large.
These are not reproductions or new creations. We have photographed Both sides, Hoping to convey the patchwork.
Some Boros are so heavily patched, giving a 2 sided dimension, and , creating a nice heavier (blanket) weight. Others were used as Blanket Throws or Bed Covers. This Boro is using many varieties of Aizome(Indigo dyed) fabric, many kind of Ikat, Plaid, Stripes and Zanshi. This boro patchwork fabric was likely used by the same family for generations, so it has many layers. "Sashiko" is a form of decorative reinforcement stitching (or functional embroidery) from Japan.
"Zanshi" refers to the thread remnants left over from the weaving process. It symbolizes the spirit of "mottainai" and is an excellent example of boro patchwork. The item "Vintage Japanese Boro Indigo / Ikat" is in sale since Sunday, January 21, 2018. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Cultures & Ethnicities\Asian\1900-Now\Japanese\Kimonos".
The seller is "korsanibel" and is located in Santa Fe, New Mexico. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Russian federation, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Ecuador, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman islands, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion.