In old Japan, hand loomed and hand dyed cloth was constantly re-purposed. Indigo dyed cotton cloth was often hand woven in the home from yarns which were hand spun by the weaver. The time and labor which went into the creation of cloth gave it great value. It was not a disposable commodity.
Евдокия Прохорова. Одежда для свободных натур. - Вятка-золотая провинция
19th Century Red and Indigo Czech Textile
Hmong fabric Vietnam #textiles
Feather and embroidery top
Wedding dress from Pakistan
Romanian Coat from the 1900's, leather with hand sewn embroidery.
korea traditional style
Hmong Baby Carrier/Miao fabric
Croatian woman's folk costume; Draganic
Blouse Date: 1800–1943 Culture: Romanian Medium: linen
Hmong Vintage Textile
Close-up of a lady in Arequipa, Peru. By Jeffrey Becom.