Ogboni Ijebu Yoruba Vintage Textile from Nigeria, Museum Quality!

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Seller: hprincewill ✉️ (48) 100%, Location: London, GB, Ships to: WORLDWIDE, Item: 174249748661 Ogboni Ijebu Yoruba Vintage Textile from Nigeria, Museum Quality!. Remarkable, large ,vintage ogboni wrapper with fringe/ tassels, this textile is used by the Oshugbo ( Ogboni) secret society, it is called "Aso olona" meaning " cloth that speaks".It is handwoven by ijebu women on an upright loom.This is a rare vintage textile in an excellent Condition, it is made up of four panels sewn together, made from cotton and rayon.This is one of the best authentic Ogboni Textiles you will probably come across, large , detailed with vivid colours.A rare opportunityto get hold of a nice piece of a highly collectable textile.It would be worn by members of the society either placed over the right shoulder or as a wrapper depending on the size of the textile.Measures; 168 cm/ 66.1 " X 228 cm / 89.7"The fringe measures ; 4.5 cm / 1.77"A museum quality piece from between 1930-1940.Please view all the images of this vintage textile.It would be worn during rituals or worn to show a members position within the society.These cloths come decorated with weft float patterns of water spirits, the crocodile and the frog.The shag design " Shaki" is associated with power and prestige.A highly collectable textile with detailed designs. Condition: Used,but in an excellent Condition, Region of Origin: African, Product: Textiles, Age: 1900-1940, Primary Material: cotton, Original/ Repro: Original

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