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Adire: indigo: composed of a four widths of machine spun machine plain woven cotton cloth machine sewn together. The cloth is decorated with a repeating grid pattern produced using the stitch resist method. The decoration is created by machine sewing the desired pattern into the cloth protecting some areas, exposing others. The cloth is then dyed and the stitching unpicked. The cloth is machine hemmed.
The mark of cotton cloth producer is printed on the back.
Length: 165 centimetres
Width: 168 centimetres
- Not on display
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- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
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