Igarra ikat

Igarra ikat woman’ s wrapper. Handspun cotton. Edo state – Nigeria. Circa 1950. Excellent condition. Measurements: 171cm x 135cm. (67 x 53 inches).
Ikat was quite rare in West African weaving and the women weavers of the small northern Edo town of Igarra were among the few users of the technique. This indigo dyed hand spun cotton wrapper cloth is a superb example of Igarra weaving.Price on request.

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