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African Aso Oke Weaving, Textile, Fabric Used On Special Occasions Yoruba People Nigeria *3

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A Yoruba fabric with narrow-strips and designs made out of cotton and luxex.
Floating weft. Aso Oke weaving is done on narrow head looms. The fabric used is either cotton or wild silk and luxex, The weaving is used for special occasions, including engagements, weddings, naming ceremonies for babies, kings and titleholders ceremonies, and religious holidays, funerals, both Christian and Islamic. Supplementary weft float and brocade patterning are common, as is the distinctive openwork made by using weft threads to tie together a group of warps. Lurex from Japan, metallic thread, is sometimes used. Men have traditionally done the weaving, but some women weave as well. This charming fabric measures 35" X 48".

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4.5 out of 5 stars
(135)
Reviewed by rhodkv
1 out of 5 stars
Nov 14, 2017
The fabric ldid not look as vibrant as the pictures it looked as if it was used.
SALE Mali African Mud Cloth Homespun Fabric, Textile, Sewing, Decor, Clothing, Original 40" X 136"

Reviewed by Christopher Daniel
5 out of 5 stars
Oct 26, 2017
Museum quality collection pieces of tribal art, going on display for educational purposes, thank you fast shipping as well......
Naga Tribal Bone Hairpins Etched, Traditional, Old, Burma

Reviewed by munchamuncha
5 out of 5 stars
Oct 18, 2017
This is great! A friend of mine suggested a clay foot cleaner and this is the one I chose. It's easy to hold, large, and works well. Shipping was very quick too.
Beauty Secret! Clay Foot Cleaner/Scrubber Used By Tribal People And Smart Women And Men!

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African Aso Oke Weaving, Textile, Fabric Used On Special Occasions Yoruba People Nigeria *3

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Overview

  • Handmade item
  • Materials: homespun fabric, thread, metallic thread
  • Feedback: 135 reviews
  • Favorited by: 30 people
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