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Adire textile: woman's: composed of two evenly sized pieces of machine plain woven European cotton hand sewn together using a length of raffia. The cloth was decorated using folding and tying methods prior to dyeing creating a centralised diamond pattern. The pattern is called KOFORUM or 'harlot.' The textile is unhemmed.
Length: 177 centimetres
Width: 150 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- The pattern is called KOFORUN or 'harlot' (one of many words). This is a commonly seen pattern which was particularly fashionable in the late 1960s and was produced in a variety of European dyes (John Picton Register 1971).
- Not on display
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- Acquisition notes
- Probably acquired by the vendor at Oba's market 15. 12. 49 (Register 1951).
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
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