Backbone of the night. Textile piece involving Japanese Boro techniques of layering fabrics and stitching together. Vintage fabrics dyed indigo.

A scattering of stars - Backbone of the Night by Caro Ramsey (UK). Textile piece involving Japanese Boro techniques of layering fabrics and stitching together.

Antique japanese sashiko stitched indigo and by oldindustrial12

Antique sashiko japonais cousu indigo et sakabukuro boro tote bag

Japanese Vintage Textile Cotton Boro Futonji Indigo

Boro futonji whose ground cloth as well as mending patches are mostly hand-spun and vegetable dyed cotton. The ground cloth is natural indigo dyed katazome (stencil-dyeing).

Boro.

An exceptional indigo patched Boro textile cloth from old Japan, when many poor farming families recycled generations of worn out indigo cloth into patchworks of great soulful beauty, only appreciated today as works-of-art.

Kimono made from "boro" fabric.

Hand Stitched Sashiko Farmer’s Boro Jacket, handspun and hand-loomed cotton fabrics, early

Another example of a wonderful vest from notjustnat creative blog: Boro Vest Update --- LoVe!

Another example of a wonderful vest from notjustnat creative blog: Boro Vest Update --- LoVe!

close up of an extremely large boro

jyumoku: “A close up of an extremely large boro quilt I came across this weekend.

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