Dimensions approx 50 inches X approx 72inches. Mostly Indigo / various shapes and size quilted patches. This Large Boro has silk and cotton fabrics.
They are Original, and untouched or altered from their origin in the Japanese countryside. Please note the different pattern on Both sides of Boro (Front and Back). 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 Sashiko Indigo" is in sale since Tuesday, March 13, 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, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Antigua and barbuda, Aruba, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Saint kitts and nevis, Saint lucia, Montserrat, Turks and caicos islands, 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.