Japanese Boro: An Appreciation of Tattered Textiles - 3/17/2023 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Lakeland, FL

Japanese Boro: An Appreciation of Tattered Textiles
Teacher: June Colburn
Friday, March 17, 2023
9:00 AM-10:00 AM
Code(s): H117
Lakeland - RP Funding Center
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Pricing Information
Session Value: 1
Price Per Session (before discount): $23.00

The story of boro is one of lives lived in extreme poverty, of people who admired beauty and kept/repaired their valuable textiles--not just for years, but for lifetimes. Tattered clothing and bedding were mended, re-mended and patched. This is a rare opportunity to examine authentic examples of 80- to 120-year-old indigo-dyed cotton, with boro patches holding parts of it together. Samples include kimono, futon covers and recently made quilts using old indigo fabrics. Cameras welcome.

  • Category(ies): Garment Style and Design
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