New modern plum and purple Aso oke fabric from Nigeria.
16 metre bundle.
A bold and colourful Aso-oke fabric. This one comes in a mix of pale purple and plumy pink. (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 sewn together to make clothing.
It is a thick fabric which is similar in texture to denim or canvas.
This listing is a continuous length of 16 metres. The width of the strip is approximately 7 inches (17.5 cm).
Woven strip fabric
Length- 16 Metres
Strip Width- 7 inches (17.5 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‘.
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