The Art of Boro: From the collection of Gordon Reece

15 August - 19 October 2019

8 Holland Street is delighted to present an exhibition of twelve exceptional Japanese Boro textiles from the collection of renowned art and antiques dealer Gordon Reece. These beautiful heirloom bedcovers have been rediscovered and represented as abstract artworks. Of the twelve, eigh were originally from the private collection of  influential Japanese vintage dealer Tadashi Morita - one of the only Japanese collector/dealers

to recognise the significance of the Boro folk tradition. Now these decorative patchworks are much sort after by collectors artists and designers around the world.

 

The exhibition will first be displayed in 8 Holland Street’s new space in Bath (15 August to 14 September) and will then travel to London (19 September to 19 October).