Modern woven Aso Oke fabric from Nigeria
A beautiful new Aso-oke fabric with a beautiful combination of dark red and green stripes with smaller black and yellow stripes.
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.
You can order the length of the fabric strip you require by using the arrows above to specify quantity. Your fabric will be sent as one continuous length. The width of the strip is 5.5 inches (14 cm).
You also have the option of buying a half bundle which is 8 metres or the full bundle of 16 metres which will give you a saving compared to buying by the metre.
Woven strip fabric
Strip Length- By the Metre
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)- 16 Metres
1 Buba (Blouse)- 16 Metres
Want to know a little bit more about this beautiful cloth? Check out our post ‘The Beauty of Aso Oke- Traditonal Yoruba Clothing’.
COLOURS: We photograph the fabric in natural daylight and make every effort to represent the colours as accurately as possible, nevertheless colours may display differently depending on the monitors/screens they are viewed on.
1 Metre, 8 Metres (Half Bundle), 16 Metres (Full Bundle)
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