Antique Japanese Boro Textile: Asagi Blue Wrapping Cloth
This is a portion of a larger wrapping cloth, or furoshiki, dyed with indigo to a solid pale blue known as asagi. Sashiko embroidery of chrysanthemum, pine bark, and hemp leaf motif is placed on each corner with a stitched center character in kanji.
A well worn and beautiful Japanese boro textile with great history.
39 x 62in; 99 x 157cm