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Boros, old fabrics from Japan turned into abstract art - Paris Diary by Laure

Boros, old fabrics from Japan turned into abstract art - Paris Diary by Laure

Antique Japanese Boro Patchwork Indigo Shikibuton (futon underquilt or padding)

Antique indigo boro shikibuton (futon underquilt or padding).

junko oki [lemon] Japanese textile artist Junko Oki calls her work ‘Woky Shoten’ meaning ‘free movement of the line to make a simple repetition of work’. Her intricate embroideries have a worn vintage quality with layers of meticulous stitch work creating pathways and pattern.:

junko oki [lemon] Ooh, yes!

Day In & Day Out: Dorothy Caldwell Silent Ice/Deep Patience @ AGP 7

Dorothy Caldwell - Map without words, Photo © Karen Thiessen, 2014

Brown Tabby Works

Brown Tabby Works

JAPANESE BORO

Boro: Rags and Tatters

Boro textiles were made in the late 19th and early 20th century by impoverished Japanese people from reused and recycled indigo-dyed, cotton rags.

Boro textiles were made in the late and early century by impoverished Japanese people from reused and recycled indigo-dyed, cotton rags.

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such rad texture boro / sri threads, boro stitching japanese mending

Sunset by the River by Laura Ann Beehler | Silk Broadcloth, Hand Embroidery 12" x 12" #fiber_art #stitching

Sunset by the River by Laura Ann Beehler

Sri is a textile gallery in Brooklyn, New York, USA, specializing in antique Japanese folk textiles, highlighting the indigo-dyed cotton utilitarian fabrics and boro--or patched and mended--textiles of old Japan.

The inside of this boro noragi, or work coat, shown here, is like a mosaic with its tessellated surface.

Some End-of-the-Year Details–and a Wish for a Happy New Year! | SRI Threads

Japanese boro, sashiko, and repaired denims

felixinclusis:  marisa-ramirez: junko oki

felixinclusis: marisa-ramirez: junko oki (via blissfulbohemian)

Boro posted on Sri Threads by Stephen Szczepanek, December 31, 2011. He posted 11 fascinating examples as an end of the year gift to his readers/followers.

Sri Threads is a textile gallery in Brooklyn, New York, USA, specializing in antique Japanese folk textiles, highlighting the indigo-dyed cotton utilitarian fabrics and boro--or patched and mended--textiles of old Japan.

bordado | Kireei, cosas bellas | Página 4

'works on paper by Dutch artist Hinke Schreuders Yarn on paper on canvas. via the artist's site sudsandsoda

Denim texture

cobaltika: Sri Threads : Commenting on the world of Japanese Folk Textiles…and

Boro textiles were made in the late and early century by impoverished Japanese people from reused indigo-dyed cotton rags. Never intented to be viewed as a thing

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