Sri 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.    Amazing blog! "Commenting on the world of Japanese Folk Textiles" SO many incredible textile bits and pieces...

Sri 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. Amazing blog! "Commenting on the world of Japanese Folk Textiles" SO many incredible textile bits and pieces...

Boro posted on Sri Threads by Stephen Szczepanek, December 31, 2011. He posted 11 fascinating examples as an end of the year gift to his readers/followers.

Boro posted on Sri Threads by Stephen Szczepanek, December 31, 2011. He posted 11 fascinating examples as an end of the year gift to his readers/followers.

https://flic.kr/p/9o4AEj | DSC04100 | Part of a new series of work based on local architecture. More coming soon!

https://flic.kr/p/9o4AEj | DSC04100 | Part of a new series of work based on local architecture. More coming soon!

Why is abstract art so attractive? To some it is not because they seek to understand or "claim it" with an identifiable noun.  I believe abstract art is the kindest form, because it requires no explanation... to simply behold it, we must banish thinking and just SEE.

Why is abstract art so attractive? To some it is not because they seek to understand or "claim it" with an identifiable noun. I believe abstract art is the kindest form, because it requires no explanation... to simply behold it, we must banish thinking and just SEE.

graphandcompass:  (via A “Boro” Shimacho: Stitched Stripe Album | Sri Threads)

graphandcompass: (via A “Boro” Shimacho: Stitched Stripe Album | Sri Threads)

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