BORO (close)

Before "EDO" period in Japan, Hokuriku and Touhoku region, it's very cold in winter but they could not wear the warm cloths or bedding except cool Linen fiber.

Entering Edo period "KITAMAE ship" carry the warm cotton cloths from the South aria, Kyusyu or Shikoku region. These indigo dyed cloths warmed up north aria's people. And they care for these precious cloths, strengthen with splicing or embroidery "SASHIKO" or made an another cloth "SAKIORI" by split wear out cloth and weave.

Recent years, these "BORO" is evaluated in Japan also in the world and collected by many manias because of its beauty. We can show the excellent pieces in this exhibition.

1F Tousen blds., 3-7-10 Kyobashi, Chuo-ku, Tokyo 104-0031 Japan 03-3561-8225 11:00 - 19:00 Sunday