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Adire cloth in Nigeria

Jane Barbour

Adire cloth in Nigeria

the preparation and dyeing of indigo patterned cloths among the Yoruba.

by Jane Barbour

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Published by Institute of African Studies, Unversity of Ibadan in Ibadan] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Dyes and dyeing -- Cotton,
  • Tie-dyeing -- Nigeria,
  • Indigo,
  • Arts, Yoruba

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBy Nancy Stanfield [and others. Edited by Jane Barbour & Doig Simmonds.
    ContributionsStanfield, Nancy., Simmonds, Doig.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination104 p.
    Number of Pages104
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13576808M
    OCLC/WorldCa8706665

    adire & african fabrics During his tenure as President of Nigeria, Chief Obasanjo prioritized African dress, appearing for almost all functions in Adire African Batik tie and dye. The Adire and African Fabrics Centre takes advantage of Abeokuta’s reputation for excellence in tie and dye techniques. Adire'n'Prints - Gorgeous Adire Fabrics You Can Afford. likes 3 talking about this. We design and produce premium quality Adire fabrics. Bespoke aso-ebi and large orders ers:

    Oshogbo in Southwestern Nigeria was renowned for the Yoruba, patterned, indigo – dyed cloth; Adire. Traditionally called “ilu Aro”, home of indigo and indigo dyeing, the dyers in the town were patronized from far and near for their dyeing : Margaret Olugbemisola Areo.


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Adire is the name given to indigo dyed cloth produced by Yoruba women of south western Nigeria using a variety of resist dye techniques. Adire translates as tie and dye, and the earliest cloths were probably simple tied designs on locally-woven hand-spun cotton cloth much like those still produced in Mali.

In the early decades of the twentieth century however new techniques of resist dyeing. Adire cloth in Nigeria;: The preparation and dyeing of indigo patterned cloths among the Yoruba [Barbour, Jane] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Adire cloth in Nigeria;: The preparation and dyeing of indigo patterned cloths among the YorubaAuthor: Jane Barbour.

Adire (pronounced Ah-Dee-Reh) is a textile resist dyeing technique in Nigeria. The Adire cloth in Nigeria book is beautifully patterned fabric, once worn as a form of communication and storytelling. Every pattern has a name and story; often the stories were words of advice from the elders, and a form of documenting social, economic and environmental conditions.

Adire Cloth in Nigeria Paperback – January 1, by Doig Barbour Jane and Simmonds (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from Paperback, "Please retry" — Author: Doig Barbour Jane and Simmonds. New Book: “Adire Cloth in Nigeria –” In part an updated version of Doig Simmonds and Nancy Stansfield’s classic book on adire, this new work is without doubt the most useful and comprehensive book on the Yoruba tradition of indigo resist dyeing to date.

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Shop Now. Add to cart. Unusual Green and Blue Grid Ewe. Yoruba adire eleko cloth, Nigeria. circa Photo courtesy: Duncan Clarke, Adire African Textiles.

Adire literally means “tie and dye” techniques where raffia or. The cloth takes on a brown color, which immediately oxidizes with air and becomes a beautiful deep blue color. The Alaro controls production of Adire while Aladire controls its marketing.

The major Yoruba cities traditionally noted and recognised for Adire are Abeokuta, Ede, Ibadan, Ondo and Osogbo. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

Adire textile is a resist-dyed cloth produced and worn by the Yoruba people of southwestern Nigeria in West International Journal of Small Business and Entrepreneurship Research Vol.

1. Family Read Aloud. Saturdays are for families. Tune in to the High’s YouTube channel each Saturday morning for a Family Read Aloud and hear our staff read a beautifully illustrated storybook. a.m. Adire, which means tie and dye, is the general name for the type of cloth used on the majority of borders on these quilts—Adire Eleko is more specific as the cloth was painted with a resist (cassava starch) by hand rather than tied—then immersed in an indigo vat, and finally boiled in order to scrape the starch and reveal the designs.

Black and white fabric, Triangles fabric, Nigerian Adire, Yards, Tie dye textile, African Fabric, African cloth, Batik Fabric Urbanstax 5 out of 5 stars () $   The tradition of using indigo for dyeing cloth however is thought to be at least a thousand years old in West Africa, according to scholar Jane Barbour whose book fromAdire Cloth in Nigeria Author: The Establishment.

Adire (AH-dih-ray) is a Yoruba term describing resist-dyeing fabric, traditionally with indigo. This process involves keeping some areas of the cloth from absorbing dye - tying, stitching, covering areas with a dye-resistant liquid such as starch paste or wax, or clamping the cloth between carved blocks of wood - to producing a negative image which, in the case of adire, would be a white.

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Assessment of Quality Characteristics of Indigenous and Contemporary Adire cloths produced in Abeokuta, Ogun State, Nigeria. An Unpublished PhD Thesis of the Federal University of Agriculture Abeokuta, Ogun States, Nigeria Byfeild, J.

“ Women, Economy and the State: A study of the Adire Industry in Abeokuta (Western Nigeria).Author: O. Braide. From the Art Collection of the High Museum: "Adire (indigo-dyed cloth)" (Cotton and indigo) by Yoruba Artist.Nigeria: The Famous Adire Merchants of Abeokuta.

Adire is a sparsely-dyed cloth produced and worn by the Yoruba people of southwestern Nigeria in West Africa. The Yoruba label Adire, which.Indigo is made by burning cocoa pods to ashes, then filtering water through the ashes into a pot in which indigo leaves are placed and left to ferment in the sun for 7 to 10 days before using as a dye.

Traditional indigo dying using natural vegetable dyes. Adire is the traditional Yoruba hand painted cloth on which patterns are made by tying and stitching with raffia or cotton thread, or by.