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African Fabrics

 African Fashion is Finally Getting The Recognition That it Deserve. The Zarkpas team has put together a list of 15 different African Fabrics, their meaning and which Countries its from.  Adire - Tie-dye produced by Yoruba people. Akwete Cloth- Woven by Igbo people.    Ankara- By the Yoruba people in Nigeria, aso-oke is hand loomed cloth. Meaning to cloth in English, the fabric is usually used for making women’s wrappers (iro), men’s gowns (agbada) and men’s hats. There are three types of this traditional fabric: alaari – bright red aso oke; sanyan – brown aso oke and etu – dark blue aso oke.  Nigeria  Aso- Oke- Woven   from Nigeria ...

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