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Africa | Woman's wrapper from the Yoruba people of Nigeria.  ca. 1977 | Length of factory cotton cloth, tie-dyed with indigo in a spiral pattern

1977 - length of factory cotton cloth, tie-dyed with indigo in a spiral pattern

Africa | Ifa priest's necklace "odigba ifa" from the Yoruba people of Nigeria

artefaccio: June A priest's necklace "odigba ifa" from the Yoruba people of Nigeria

Woman wearing stencilled starch resist adire wrapper, Ila-Orangun, Nigeria, 1974. Photo by John Pemberton 111 from Abiodun, Pemberton and Beier, "Cloth Only Wears to Shreds" (2004)

Woman wearing stencilled starch resist adire wrapper, Ila-Orangun, Nigeria, by John Pemberton.

Tapa wedding dress

Tapa wedding dress (Made of Pasifika Bark Cloth in Queensland)/Fiji wedding dress inspiration

Bride costume from the village Piscopo (Greek: Επισκοπή / Bishops) in Urumlak, Bersko, Aegean Macedonia, Start. the 20th century.

Episkopi, Imathia, Macedonia: Bridal costume with a white sayás (sleeved coat dress) full of impressive embroidered and woven gold and multicoloured motifs.

The Oluwo of Iwo, Osun State, Nigeria. Yoruba king, 1890s. From the National Archive UK CO 10-69-80-31

The Oluwo of Iwo, Osun State, Nigeria. Yoruba king, From the National Archive UK CO

Yoruba Ladies, 1964 Vintage Nigeria - Source: http://nigerianostalgia.tumblr.com/

Yoruba Ladies, 1964 Vintage Nigeria - Source: http://nigerianostalgia.tumblr.com/

Shawl (aso oke) Date: 19th century Geography: Nigeria Culture: Yoruba peoples Medium: Cotton and silk Dimensions: H. 41 x W. 73 in. (104.14 x 185.42 cm) Classification: Textiles-Sculpture Credit Line: Purchase, Saretta Barnet Gift, 2012 Accession Number: 2012.335

Shawl (aso oke) Date: century Geography: Nigeria Culture: Yoruba peoples Medium: Cotton and silk Dimensions: H. 41 x W. 73 in. x cm) Classification: Textiles-Sculpture Credit Line: Purchase, Saretta Barnet Gift, 2012 Accession Number:

It'sNike in adire! Yoruba, Nigeria Funky Fashions - Global Village - FUNK GUMBO RADIO: http://www.live365.com/stations/sirhobson and https://www.funkgumbo.com

yagazieemezi: “ Nike Davies-Okundaye is one of a few internationally known Nigerian women artists. Trained as a weaver, dyer and batik maker, Davies-Okundaye uses a variety of media to express themes from her life and from the Yoruba culture into.

Adire African Textiles - C19th strip woven aso oke shawl, iborun. Very rare nineteenth century Yoruba cloth that alternates paired strips of magenta silk supplementary weft float motifs on a check blue and white cotton ground, with strips combining blue and white weft stripes with a warp of magenta trans-Saharan silk alaari .

Welcome to Adire African Textiles Nigerian Men's Weaving Gallery

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