Ikat Indigo Women’s Wrap

This woman’s ikat wrap is from the town of Igarra in central Nigeria. It is a textile producing center renown for its women weavers, specializing in complex ikat design done on wider loom than the typical strip ¬†loom. It would be worn by women of high status in the region. It is comprised of two panels dyed with indigo in the ikat technique and sewn together lengthwise. Adding to the subtlety is the combination of yellow and white in the lighter areas.

 

Circa: Late 19th century

Origin: Nigeria

Material: Cotton

Condition: Excellent

Dimensions: 66" x 48"

Inventory number: TX5007

$1,200

IN STOCK

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