Orime

Orime Textiles is located just outside of Boston, Massachusetts. We specialize in antique and vintage Japanese textiles. Our shop categorizes its textiles based on technique and our collection highlights boro, kasuri, katazome, sakiori, sashiko, shibori, and tsutsugaki items. We are happy to have included textile designers, collectors, costume curators, fiber artists, historians, and enthusiasts of handcrafted fabrics to our list of clientele and hope that you find something that excites you.

  • This is a beautiful and masterfully handcrafted hemp komebukuro, or festival rice bag. This bag was used to carry offerings of ... read more
    price:  $240.00

  • This is a beautiful yosegire patchwork futon cover dating to the early 1900s. The word "yosegire" literally means 'the sewing together of different ... read more
    price:  $495.00

  • This is a boro futon cover, made up indigo dyed cottons that are first cut into re-usable pieces, and then patched together. ... read more
    price:  265.00

  • This Edo period silk temple banner, or ban, was created from salvaged silk kimono. The proper "front" is the green blue side ... read more
    price:  $165.00

  • This is a stunning Japanese han juban, or underkimono. Han juban were worn much like an undershirt is for western clothing, they ... read more
    price:  $580.00

  • This is a boro futon cover repurposed from a larger wrapping cloth, or furoshiki, dyed with indigo to a solid pale blue ... read more
    price:  $240.00

  • This is a boro sashiko sodenashi, a type of sleeveless hanten, or jacket, typically worn by Japanese farmers. The outer fabrics are ... read more
    price:  $325.00

  • This is a striking indigo dyed cotton shibori yukata. The shibori technique that is demonstrated here is Ori-nui shibori. Here the ... read more
    price:  $350

  • This a large swath of Japanese shibori cotton. Shibori is a Japanese term for several methods of dying cloth with a pattern ... read more
    price:  sold

  • This is an antique Japanese boro farmer's workwear jacket called a noragi. The textile is made of hand spun cotton which has ... read more
    price:  sold

  • This is a Japanese cotton zanshi-ori futon cover. Zanshi textiles are woven of leftover threads. These threads often come from other home ... read more
    price:  sold

  • This is a beautiful Japanese kurume kasuri cotton futon cover from early Meiji period. The textile has been hand woven and hand ... read more
    price:  $535

  • This is a stunning and beautifully constructed long shibori work coat, or nagagi, from the Tohoku region of Japan. This particular shibori ... read more
    price:  P.O.R.

  • Meiji Boro Futon - Indigo, Stripes and Lattices This is a wonderful antique Japanese boro futon cover from the early Meiji period (late ... read more
    price:  $1150

  • This is a Japanese cotton boy's kimono with elaborately dyed dots, and a brilliant red sea bream, or porgy. This child's kimono, ... read more
    price:  $160

  • This is a large, Japanese antique indigo dyed cotton noren from the Meiji period. The fabric itself is made of thick, hand ... read more
    price:  $360

  • This is a large, heavily patched fragment of a Japanese boro futon cover. There are over sixty pieces of cloth on this ... read more
    price:  sold

  • This a large swath of Japanese shibori cotton. Shibori is a Japanese term for several methods of dying cloth with a pattern ... read more
    price:  sold

  • This is a shibori yukata. The shibori process is arashi shibori, where the cloth is wrapped around a pole and then dyed. ... read more
    price:  $640

  • This is a farmer's jacket made of indigo dyed hemp. What is striking about this jacket is that the garment was first ... read more
    price:  $475

  • This is a rare and unusual boro item. This Japanese furoshiki or wrapping cloth is made of pieces of nobori, which are ... read more
    price:  sold

  • This is a fabulous men's patchwork juban. This unique kimono is made from cotton tenugui or Japanese hand towels that were pieced ... read more
    price:  $450

  • This is a vintage Japanese indigo dyed furoshiki, or wrapping cloth. The cloth is comprised of four 14" panels of fabric which ... read more
    price:  $265

  • This is a gorgeous indigo dyed dochugi, or traveller's cape, woven from kudzu vine. Garments woven out of kudzu might have faded ... read more
    price:  sold

  • This is a cotton Buddhist pilgrim's jacket. The jacket was worn by a pilgrim on their journey to Shikoku island as they ... read more
    price:  sold

  • This is a striking shibori dyed han juban, which is often worn underneath a kimono. Shibori is a Japanese dying technique where ... read more
    price:  sold

  • This is a cotton boy's festival kimono with elaborately dyed waves and a brilliant red sea bream, or porgy. This child's kimono, ... read more
    price:  $170

  • This is a gorgeous antique hand spun and handwoven Japanese cotton bag, that was once used to store urushi lacquer bowls. The ... read more
    price:  SOLD

  • This is cotton noragi or Japanese worker's jacket. Made entirely of indigo, this noragi's hand-stitched sashiko design is a simple and geometric ... read more
    price:  SOLD

  • This is a Japanese indigo dyed cotton shibori kimono. a combination of shibori dying techniques are used to achieve this beautiful stream ... read more
    price:  SOLD

  • This is an antique boro sodenashi, or sleeveless vest. The intricately patched inside of this vest is what makes this piece truly ... read more
    price:  SOLD

  • a charming silk bag which has been hand embroidered with a fan, cherry blossom and bamboo motif. Likely used to present a ... read more
    price:  $60

  • This is an antique cotton apron, or maekake, made of hand loomed katazome cotton. Dating from the early Meiji period (1868-1912), this ... read more
    price:  $160

  • This is a beautiful girl's hemp kimono with hand painted motifs of crane and pine. For the Japanese, the crane--or tsuru--is considered ... read more
    price:  SOLD

  • This is an antique Japanese floor cushion, or zabuton. The zabuton is made of beautiful katazome dyed cotton and lined with hand ... read more
    price:  SOLD

  • This a large swath of Japanese shibori cotton. Shibori is a Japanese term for several methods of dying cloth with a pattern ... read more
    price:  SOLD

  • This is a boro sodenashi, or sleeveless jacket. This garment is part of a Japanese farmer's work wear and is well worn, ... read more
    price:  SOLD

  • a well-worn cotton sodenashi, or work vest. It's weft is woven using shreds of fabric salvaged from other garments or cloth, with ... read more
    price:  SOLD

  • This is a unique Buddhist's pilgrim towel. This item accompanied a pilgrim on their journey to Shikoku island as they attempted to ... read more
    price:  SOLD

  • These are handwoven antique zabuton, Japanese cushions used to sit on the floor. This pair of zabuton are made from hand spun ... read more
    price:  $90

  • This is a handsome work jacket made entirely of sakiori in earthy and warm colors. Sakiori describes a weaving technique in which ... read more
    price:  SOLD

  • This is a wonderful Japanese children's yukata, or cotton kimono, with a bold shibori dyed pattern of undulating lines and flowers. This dyed pattern ... read more
    price:  SOLD