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.
From Kimono Boy - Boro Patchwork Indigo Cotton Futon Cover. Wonderful variety of textiles including tsutsugaki, stripe and kasuri patches. Excellent example of Japanese Folk Textile Boro Art. Age Late to Early
Boro futon cover “elaborately mended” courtesy of Sri Threads Beautiful, isn’t it? The base cloth is hand spun, hand loomed cotton and some of the patches are commercially produced cotton pieces, which tells us the cloth that comprises the futon cover h