Textiles: Boro and Sashiko

IB Visual Arts: Textiles: Boro and Sashiko

I hadn"t either until I went to an exhibition of Boro at the Kobe Fashion Museum in Japan....And then I wanted to know more.Boro ( ragged) is a Japanese tradition of mended and patched clothing and bedding. It comes from the practice of poor rural people repairing, recycling and mending their garments, each time making it into something a little different. They are a significant socio-historical document of Japans" impoverished...

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