A beautiful Aso-oke fabric from Nigeria with a striking yet elegant combination of thin light blue stripes with a bold coffee stripe set 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 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 commonly sewn together to make clothing.
It is a thick fabric which is similar in texture to denim or canvas.
This listing is for a bundle which consists of approximately 16 metres as a continuous length. The width of the strip is 5.5 inches (14 cm).
Woven strip fabric
Strip Length- 16 metres
Strip Width- 5.5 inches (14 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