Adire eleko commemorative cloth wrapper

Adire eleko commemorative cloth wrapper

Made By: Yoruba Cultural Group (Nigeria)

Culture: Yoruba
Date: circa 1984
Dimensions:
Overall: 64 1/2 x 77 in. (163.8 x 195.6 cm)
Classification: AFRICAN
Credit Line: Museum purchase, Karl E. Weston Memorial Fund
Object number: 84.23.4
Descriptionstenciled indigo resist-dye technique on imported printed cotton shirting. Originally purchased by Williams student in city of Ibadan, Nigeria 1984.
Inscribed: repeated above each set of birds and perforation design: RI 1962 RE OBO/ IREAKA MABAA
Terms
  • figures
  • text
  • birds
  • horse
  • medallion
  • lion
  • letters
  • turtle
  • king
  • mosque
  • jungle
  • Queen Mary
  • West Africa
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