Barkcloth (Tapa). Ceremonial panel
August 28, 2019
Wrapping cloth (Turoshiki)
August 28, 2019

Bedcover (Boro)

N. Japan

Cloth pieced together from salvaged fragments of indigo printed fabric. This reflects the makers reduced circumstances. Commoners were banned from wearing bright colours. These cloths were passed as valued possessions through the generations.

Material: Indigo dyed cotton, wool padding

  • Size: 164×181 cm
  • Age: Late 19th
  • Item No: 42A – 29/28
  • Price: P.O.A