Natural Indigo Dyed Sun Faded French Antique Rustic Linen Made “Travile de Patch” Work Jacket

Natural Indigo Dyed Sun Faded French Antique Rustic Linen Made “Travile de Patch” Work Jacket




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End of the 19th Century Sun Faded Natural Indigo Dyed Hand Woven French Antique Rustic Linen Made “Travile de Patch” Work Jacket



フランスのワークウェアは、テーラーワークを基本としたパターンメイクと縫製を基本とし、「 ファッション 」と対極の位置にあるはずの「労働着」を超えた存在です。

French workwear is based on pattern making and sewing based on tailor work, and is more than just “work clothes” which should be the opposite of “fashion”.










19世紀末頃のインディゴで染められた手織りのリネン生地のwork jacket。

Work jacket of hand-woven linen fabric dyed with indigo, circa late 19th century











The yarn has a rustic texture with a loose, hand-spun feel. It is a bare linen that is the opposite of the high quality and luxurious image of the name “linen.











The rustic fabric woven with these yarns on a manual loom has a power that is completely different from the delicate expression of Villette used in Biaude, and it is full of ruggedness and simplicity that conveys the boldness of France, an agricultural powerhouse, which is completely different from sophistication and stylishness.











France is literally a linen powerhouse, as it still continues to produce 70% of the world’s flux (flax) production for linen. Flax is used not only for clothing, but also for home linens such as sheets and bedclothes, table linens such as tablecloths and napkins, and is the most familiar fiber to French people more than cotton. Flax is the most familiar fiber in our daily life.











This is another simple indigo dyeing that seems to have been done by farmers themselves. The pale blue color of natural indigo, before synthetic indigo was widely used. Indigo that has faded and withered after being exposed to the sun.











At that time, indigo dyeing was a way of life that had nothing to do with the demands of fashion as we know it today. Indigo dyeing was a convenient method that was suitable for small-scale dyeing, as it could be done at room temperature using a tub at home, without special equipment such as a large pot that could be set on fire, for practical needs such as hiding stains and repelling insects.












Indigo dyeing in Europe was based on a unique indigo dyeing method using a plant called “woad” until around the 15th century. Later, when indigo was imported from India due to the opening of the Indian trade route by Vasco da Gama, woad became obsolete due to its price, dyeability, and good coloration, and was replaced by indigo.

The development of synthetic indigo, which became widespread after that, came after the early 1900s. It is thought that indigo-dyed linen using natural indigo was still being produced around the end of the 19th century when this fabric was made.











Gently curved sleeves that follow the arm, based on tailoring despite being work clothes. The cuffs are a two-button variant with an opening. The back collar is made of antique linen.











The contrast between the damaged and missing parts of the fabric and the parts that have lost their color due to exposure to the sun, which is unique to antique fabrics, is beautiful.











生地を上に被せてpatchするのでは無く、象嵌細工のように生地をくり抜きながらモザイク状に生地をpatchしていくフランス独特のpatch work=travail de patchが描き出す象嵌模様。


A vintage linen fabric with patch at the hem and neckline that serves as both an accent and an attractive repair.

The inlaid pattern is drawn by the unique French patch work = travail de patch, where the fabric is patched in a mosaic pattern while hollowing out the fabric like inlay work, instead of patching over the fabric.

This is a unique French patch work = “travail de patch”. The expression is created by sewing the patch by hand, not by machine.











The pockets are lined and double-layered, then hand-scooped inside and sewn to the body to create a rounded and full-textured form.










ボタンはワークジャケットの定義にこだわらず、 vintageの動物のモチーフが浮き彫りで象られた金属のボタン。

The buttons are metal buttons with vintage animal motifs embossed on them, not sticking to the definition of a work jacket.











The most popular of all Vintage buttons, these buttons were used on French hunting jackets, where one button was equivalent to two Big Macs. The buttons are sewn on with a variety of materials and randomly selected animal motifs.











Buttons with a little peeling paint, rust, or dull color are imprinted with the traces of a long time.











It has a face with an impact, with twice as many buttons lined up at intervals as normal.











The facing and lining are stitched by hand with khaki grey linen thread. The hem, cuffs, buttonholes, and outseam are also stitched with khaki-gray linen cord.











The face is old, but new, with the warmth of handwork canceled out.










サイズ 2

肩幅 =44cm 


袖丈 =58cm 

着丈 =67cm


Outer Fabric = Antique Natural Indigo Dyed Rustic Linen/ Linen100%

Lining Fabric = Indian Rustic Cotton Broad Cloth / Cotton 100%

Button      =Button Vintage Animal Relief Button (Random Choice)

                     & Antique Fabric Covered Button






End of the 19th Century Sun Faded Natural Indigo Dyed Hand Woven French Antique Rustic Linen Made “Travile de Patch” Work Jacket

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