VINTAGE ADIRE ELEKO

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Description

Adire Eleko is a style of Nigerian indigo textiles that is painstakingly hand painted complex symbolic designs. They are made with resistance-dye techniques, using the finished hand-painted cotton cloth that is dipped in natural indigo dyes. This beautiful piece highlights a detailed design and the rich indigo color found in older textiles but rarely replicated today.

Technique

Stitch and tie-dyed with raffia

100% cotton
Style: Game
Region: Etuu Adoba (Oyo State)
Size: 68.5 x 80 in (174 x 203 cm)
Year: 1940

CARE

Dry clean only

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