Yoruba Wild Silk Sanyan Agbada

£1,500.00

AGB150 – Fine early twentieth century Yoruba agbada chief’s robe tailored from aso oke strip weave cloth woven from fine hand spun natural beige wild silk sanyan with a white cotton warp stripe.

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Description

Fine early twentieth century Yoruba agbada chief’s robe tailored from aso oke strip weave cloth woven from fine hand spun natural beige wild silk sanyan with a white cotton warp stripe. Very fine hand embroidered decoration in the classic “two knives” design.  Dates from circa 1920. In excellent condition.

Measurements: 105 ins x 49, 268 cm x 126 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.)