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.
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