Riga, Agbada
Robe of Honour for a Chief or Dignitary
Yoruba people, Nigeria
20th century
Cotton stripweave, silk embroiderY
55  x 98 in 137.5 x 245 cm 

The dramatic color combination heightens the graphic power of its Islamic design, combined here with the West African hatumere magic square and a large, freewheeling spiral. 

Price on request

 

Andres Moraga
moraga@lmi.net
andresmoraga.com
510-717-9149

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