Adire textile: woman's: composed of two evenly sized pieces of machine plain woven European cotton machine sewn together. The cloth was decorated using the resist stitch, tie-dye and folding methods to produce alternating stripes. This pattern is called ELESUN, “the names of pushing.” The pattern is produced by careful folding (resist dyed), stitching and drawing together so that the darker areas are pushed up so fully exposed to the indigo dye during the dying process. The hem is machine sewn.
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