Tiny Stars Grid Adire

$496.13

Interesting and beautiful 1950s or 1960s Yoruba adire eleko starch resist indigo dyed woman’s wrapper cloth with an unusual design in which a regular grid of small squares is filled with an alternation of tiny stars with cross hatching.

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Description

AD322 – interesting and beautiful 1950s or 1960s Yoruba adire eleko starch resist indigo dyed woman’s wrapper cloth with an unusual design in which a regular grid of small squares is filled with an alternation of tiny stars with cross hatching. Done by hand, probably through a metal stencil grid, one can only imagine how long it took to paint on the starch with a rudimentary brush. Has a noticeable ‘bruise’ where the starch was disturbed before fully dry. In faded and worn condition.

Measurement: 77 inches x 71 ins, 190cm x 188cm.

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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