All the birds Adire Eleko

£1,650.00

AD344 – Classic hand drawn starch resist indigo dyed Yoruba adire eleko cloth with a design called eye-pe, or “all the birds are here”

 

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Description

Classic hand drawn starch resist indigo dyed Yoruba adire eleko cloth with a design called eye-pe, or “all the birds are here”, a traditional Ibadan adire design. As well as various birds including chickens and pigeons the pattern depicts crocodiles, chameleons, watches, drums, and scorpions. This very neat versions dates from around the 1960s and is in excellent condition. It has become extremely hard over the past few years to find these beautiful vintage adire cloths in Nigeria. and prices have risen accordingly.

Measurement: 78 inches x 72 ins, 199 cm x 183 cm.

All items on this site are vintage. That means that they may have a few small marks or blemishes consistent with use. We will try to highlight any significant issues in the description above but in the event you are not happy with your purchase please notify us within 48 hours of receipt and you may return it for a full refund (excluding return shipping costs.)