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In West Africa the adire cloth is worn commonly among the people

In West Africa the adire cloth is worn commonly among the people

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In West Africa, the adire cloth is worn commonly among the people, and this intricate pattern is created by using resist-dye techniques.

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Yoruba adire cloth

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Ibadandun Wrapper (Adire Eleko) Date: century Geography: Nigeria, Abeokuta region Culture: Yoruba peoples Medium: Cotton

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Adire Eleko Yoruba Resist-dyed Indigo Cloth by Gasali Adeyemo, West African Indigo Artists

In part an updated version of Doig Simmonds and Nancy Stansfield's classic 1971 book on adire, this new work is without doubt the most useful and ...

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Detail of adire eleko cloth in the Ibadan dun pattern

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Notice the intricate design in these stunning examples of the Yoruba-dyeing technique adire alabare

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Yoruba, Nigeria's a hand loomed cloth woven by the Yoruba people of western Nigeria. Aso oke means top cloth in the English language. Usually woven by men, ...

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Adire is a resist-dyed cloth produced and worn by the Yoruba people of southwestern Nigeria in West Africa. The Yoruba label Adire, which means “tied and ...

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Adire eleko cloth in the Ibadan dun pattern

In Nigeria, Adire is the name given to indigo dyed cloth produced by Yoruba women. It means litteraly Tie and dye

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Detail of indigo resist dyed cotton, Ibadan, Nigeria 1960s. Museum no. Circ

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Detail of indigo resist dyed cotton, Ibadan, Nigeria 1960s. Museum no. Circ

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Yoruba Indigo Resist-dye Adire Eleko Cloth

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Yoruba 'adire eleko' cotton wrapper from western Nigeria

A Nigerian woman wearing adire clothing

Adire market in Abeokuta

Yoruba Indigo Resist-dye "Adire Eleko" Cloth

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Adire patterns caught the eye of Nigerian fashion designers who adapted the designs to print high-quality cloth using imported color-fast dyes in colors ...

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1960s dress made from Adire eleko cloth

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Known as adire oniko (meaning tied resist), these fabrics are typically used by Yoruba women as head wraps. Small wraps are first folded, then tie-dyed to ...

After hearing so much about these artisans, it was a shame to then to hear how the Western world impacted the industry in the past and even now. Adire Eleko ...

Detail of indigo resist dyed cotton, Ibadan, Nigeria 1960s. Museum no. Circ

Adire cloth comes from Nigeria. There are two types of Adire. One is made by tie dying or by stitching a design with raffia. The second method is painted ...

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Adire eleko design by stencil. Image from my mother's book.

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In the early 20th century, there was a fashion for adire eleko (starch resist) fabrics amongst certain Nigerian Yoruba women.

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Woven indigo Cloth, Guro people, Côte D'Ivoire, mid 20th century. Photo credit: Adire African Textiles.

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African Print fabrics are reproductions and machine made. This fabric can endure heavy wear and tear.

Kente cloth originated from the Fante people of Ghana, who sold this fabric in baskets. The Fante word for basket is “kenten”. Authentic Kente cloth is ...

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Korhogo cloth is made by the Senufo people of the Ivory Coast. Approximately 5-inch strips are hand-woven. Mud is painted on the cloth to create patterns of ...

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