Boro Kiku Hemp Mask
Protect yourself and the community with Japanese vintage boro cotton masks. Or give to your family, friends and the community in need. A portion of sales goes to Fashion Girls fund which is currently producing PPE gowns in NYC to donate to those in need.
An interior pocket to insert your own filters to create an appropriate barrier necessary for Covid-19. Please note any cloth masks alone do not give enough protection. We recommend the use of a medical grade surgical mask as filter.
Elastics around your head give comfort and leave your mask hanging around your neck when not wearing (just like a strap for sunglasses). Made based on Fashion Girls for Humanity's "ultimate" mask pattern which VPL improved based on suggestions from doctors and nurses.
Lined with new fabric in various colors.
Made in sunny California by a women-owned ethical "essential" business factory.
Washable and reusable. Machine wash cold / Do not tumble dry. Do not wash with whites due to vintage indigo-dye.
Made from 100% hemp vintage Boro fabric from Japan.
Boro (Japanese: ぼろ) are a class of Japanese textiles that have been mended or patched together. The term is derived from Japanese boroboro, meaning something tattered or repaired. As hemp was more widely available in Japan than cotton, they were often woven together for warmth.
Kasuri (絣) is a Japanese word for fabric that has been woven with fibers dyed specifically to create patterns and images in the fabric. It is an ikat (resist-dyeing) technique. The patterns are characterized by a blurred or brushed appearance.
Measure your face height from the bridge of the nose to the bottom of the chin. Measurements are in inches.
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