Indigo striped aso oke wrapper

£450.00

AS656 – Austere early twentieth century strip woven Yoruba aso oke  woman’s wrapper cloth, iborun, that alternates two different strips of indigo dyed handspun cotton

 

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Description

Austere early twentieth century strip woven Yoruba aso oke  woman’s wrapper cloth, iborun, that alternates two different strips of indigo dyed handspun cotton with warp stripes in imported white industrial cotton.  One has group of narrow weft stripes.  At this period hand spun indigo dyed cotton was the basis of aso oke weaving, as it had been  for centuries. In excellent complete  condition, dates from around 1910-1940.

Measurement: 76 ins x 55, 193 cm x 140.

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