Detail Japanese Boro coat.. Boro textiles were made in the late 19th and early 20th century by impoverished Japanese people from reused indigo-dyed cotton rags. Never intented to be viewed as a thing of beauty they just are amazingly beautiful, patched and sewn piece-by-piece, handed down from generation to generation they became objects of desire because of their beauty , history and soul.
by Katsushika Hokusai, Japan. Hokusai adopted more than thirty different names under which he worked and published numerous ukiyo-e collections on many different subject. In fact, it is theorized that there are numerous volumes misattributed to other artists because of the amount of names and works Hokusai had.