Robe for a Chief, Dignitary or Noble, Agbada with Aska Takwas design (Eight Knives)
Yoruba people, Nigeria
Early 20th century
Silk embroidery
53 x 73 ins.  (135 x 186 cm)

Indigo dyed handspun cotton strip weave with fine light blue and white vertical and horizontal lines creating a checkerboard or plaid pattern, also known as “guinea fowl” cloth or “senior etu

Price on request

 

Andres Moraga
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Andres Moraga :: Chief's Robe, Nigeria
Andres Moraga :: Chief's Robe, Nigeria
Andres Moraga :: Chief's Robe, Nigeria
Andres Moraga :: Chief's Robe, Nigeria