Adire eleko commemorative cloth wrapper, possibly Oloba design

Adire eleko commemorative cloth wrapper, possibly Oloba design

Made By: Yoruba Cultural Group (Nigeria)

Culture: Yoruba, possibly Abeokuta
Date: 20th century
Dimensions:
Overall: 78 3/8 x 64 3/8 in. (199 x 163.5 cm)
Classification: AFRICAN
Credit Line: Anonymous gift
Object number: 94.1.107
Descriptionnavy and green; stenciled indigo resist-dye technique on imported printed cotton shirting
Inscribed: repeated above each set of birds and perforation design: IX[symbol]IMI[symbol] [symbol]IMIIO/ I[symbol]II[symbol]II[symbol] I[symbol]K[symbol]LEI
Terms
  • abstract
  • star
  • lion
  • animals
  • design
  • kings
  • palm tree
  • medallions
  • hunter
  • Queen Mary
  • West Africa
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