Striking Black and Grey Fabric from Nigeria
A beautiful new Aso-oke fabric with a bold combination of grey and black stripes.
Aso-Oke (pronounced ah-SHOW-kay) is short for Aso Ilu Oke which means clothes from the up-country. It is also sometimes refereed to as Aso-Ofi. It is a hand woven cloth made mostly by the Yoruba tribe of south west Nigeria. It is woven in strips and these strips are sewn together to make clothing.
It is a thick fabric which is similar in texture to denim or canvas.
This listing is a standard bundle, a continuous length of 16 metres and the strip is 6.75 inches wide which is apporoximately 17 cm.
Woven strip fabric
Strip Lenght- 16 Metres
Strip Width- 6.75 inches (17 cm)
Woven in Nigeria
1 Gele (Head-tie)- 6 Metres
1 Pele (Scarf/Shawl)- 8 Metres
1 Iro (Wrapper)- 16 Metres
1 Buba (Blouse)- 16 Metres
Want to know a little bit more about this beautiful cloth? Check out our post ‘The Beauty of Aso Oke- Traditonal Yoruba Clothing‘.