A beautiful new Aso-oke fabric with a striking combination of thin dark red, orange and beige stripes centered within a dark blue weave. (Please note colours may appear differently on your monitor/screen).
Aso-Oke (pronounced ah-SHOW-kay) is short for Aso Ilu Oke which 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 so is a very durable textile suitable for several uses.
This listing is a continuous length of 16 metres. The width of the strip is 7 inches (18 cm).
Woven strip fabric
Strip Length- 16 metre (1 bundle)
Strip Width- 7 inches (18 cm)
Woven in Nigeria
1 Gele (Head-tie)- 6 Metres
1 Pele (Scarf/Shawl)- 8 Metres
1 Iro (Wrapper)- 17 Metres
1 Buba (Blouse)- 15 Metres
1 Bundle- Pele and Gele
1 Bundle- Iro (Wrapper)
1 Bundle- Buba
Want to know a little bit more about this beautiful cloth? Check out our post ‘The Beauty of Aso Oke- Traditonal Yoruba Clothing‘.