Vintage Aso Oke Tribal Textiles: Yoruba Tribe, Nigeria Strip ClothWoman Shops World
These striped textiles are as beautiful as they are sturdy. While not too heavy; it is thickly woven and has great heft to it. It is stronger than the multi-colored Aso Oke fabrics that I have come across.
✨IMPORTANT INFO ✨
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52.5" wide x 71.5" long
Made of 16 strips of a beautiful aqua with pink, yellow, green & black stripes.
47" wide x 59" long
Made of 10 strips of pink & blue fabric.
You could use these as wall hangings, beach blankets, picnic blankets, table runners, fabric for upholstery, or wear it as is. The possibilities are endless!
✨BACKGROUND INFO ✨
These fabrics are the large section out of a set of traditional Yoruba clothing. Traditionally, they would be worn wrapped around the lower part of the body.
These are in good vintage condition. There are some slight dirt marks (see photos), but they could be cleaned. I have not made any attempts to wash or clean the textiles. They come to me straight from Nigeria, untouched.
These beautiful pieces of Aso Oke (pronounced ah-SHOW-kay) fabric are from the Yoruba people from south west Nigeria, made 30+ years ago. Intricately hand-loomed primarily by men, in the most beautiful colors, with intricate details. Most Aso Oke is strip-cloth, meaning it is made of multiple strips sewn together.
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