Mixed strip ikat aso oke

$1,157.63

Attractive mixed strip aso oke strip weave from the Yoruba region of Nigeria with seven different strip patterns.

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Description

AS627 – Attractive mixed strip aso oke strip weave from the Yoruba region of Nigeria with seven different strip patterns. Cloths that combined a number of different patterns could be called “oruko pe”, meaning “the names are complete”, although in reality there were a lot more than seven different named strip patterns at the time. Woven from industrial cotton around the 1930s or 1940s it has a slightly stiff feel from a recent washing and re-starching prior to sale back in Nigeria. In excellent condition – retains original hand stitching.

Measurement: 77 ins x 56, 197 cm x 149.

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.)


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