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Japanese rice bag blanket,

£200

A large patchwork blanket with 'American hard wheat' branding hand printed on cotton. Boro translating as “scraps of cloth” in Japanese, Boro is a symbol of a “use everything and waste nothing” philosophy. It is a utilitarian material. Born from a period when Japan closed its ports to foreign goods, fabrics like cotton became extremely precious and rare. These materials were saved and repurposed from each generation to the next.
Dimensions: 1cm (0½") Wide
Stock code: t642
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