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 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. Highlighted by an iconic signature of the artisan.

TECHNIQUE

Hand-painted resist-dyed in Natural Indigo

STYLE AND AGE

Rising Sun - 1940
Distinctive signed mark of the dyer

COLOR

Shades of Natural Indigo Blue

DIMENSIONS

36 x 83 Inches (91 x 211 cm)

MATERIALS

100% Organic Cotton
Natural Indigo Dye

Dry clean only

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