This wedding cloth comes from the vicinity of a town called Omu Aran, among the Igbomina subgroup of the Yoruba in Kwara state. Blocks of extra weft float patterning in naturally beige cotton are set on a background of dark blue, light blue and beige warp stripes to most pleasing effect. Woven from quite thick hand spun cotton but has a soft worn feel. Dates from circa 1950. In excellent condition. Measurements 78 inches x 58 1/2, 198 cm x 149.
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