Bojagi is a traditional Korean textile art form creating intricate wrapping cloths. These cloths can be colorful or plain. This technique is characterized by its detailed sewing techniques to create visually stunning and functional pieces.
These cloths are used for various purposes such as wrapping and carrying item, decorative and ceremonial functions and window and door coverings.
The history of Bojagi dates back centuries and has been an integral part of Korean history.
Originally made from scraps of fabrics from clothing production, making it a sustainable and resourceful practice.
The art form has evolved to use a wide range of fabrics, colors and designs.
Bojagi pieces come in various shapes and sizes. They often feature intricate patchwork.
In recent years Bojagi has evolved as a unique and beautiful art form. Contemporary artists make their own twists on the traditional techniques creating pieces that honor the heritage of the craft while embracing modern aesthetics.