VINTAGE ADIRE ELEKO

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Description

Adire Eleko is a style of Nigerian indigo textiles crafted with complex designs of symbolic patterns. It is made with resistance-dye techniques using hand-painted cotton cloth that is then dipped in natural indigo dyes. The detail in the designs and the richness of the indigo in older textiles is rarely found in modern designs. This textile, a true work of art, is highlighted by an iconic signature of the artisan.

Stitched and hand-painted resist dyed in Natural Indigo

1940
Etuu Adoba (Oyo State)

Shades of Natural Indigo Blue

36 x 83 Inches (91 x 211 cm)

100% Organic Cotton
Natural Indigo Dye

Dry clean only

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