Adire eleko wrapper

Adire eleko wrapper

Made By: Yoruba Cultural Group (Nigeria)

Culture: Yoruba and/or Ibadan
Date: circa 1984
Dimensions:
Overall: 74 x 68 3/4 in. (188 x 174.6 cm)
Classification: AFRICAN
Credit Line: Museum purchase, Karl E. Weston Memorial Fund
Object number: 84.23.3
Descriptiondark and light blue; hand painted, indigo resist-dye on pieced together cotton shirting. Originally purchased by Williams student in city of Ibadan, Nigeria 1984.
Inscribed: on verso, on hem near patch: [star w/ 8 rays ending in "feet"; on verso, opposite hem; {star, part folded onto recto]
Terms
  • abstract
  • snake
  • fish
  • geometric
  • stars
  • doves
  • moon
  • keys
  • lizards
  • snails
  • West Africa
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