Àdìre pencil


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This HB pencil features an àdìre textile design held in the V&A archive. Traditionally made and worn by women in the Yoruba region of south-western Nigeria, àdìre is indigo-dyed cotton cloth decorated using resist dye techniques to create striking patterns.


Àdìre elécko cloth, Ibadan Dun design
Cotton, natural indigo
Ibadan, Nigeria, 1960–7
V&A: Circ.588–1965
© Victoria and Albert Museum, London


Length 18cm x width 1cm


HB pencil. Design printed on recycled paper

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Africa Fashion

Spanning iconic mid-20th century to contemporary creatives through photographs, textiles, music and the visual arts, Africa Fashion explored the vitality and global impact of a fashion scene as dynamic and varied as the continent itself.