African Art

Adire Eleko Textile

ca. 1980–89

Cotton

78 3/4 x 78 3/4 in. (200 x 200 cm)
Gift of Joanne B. Eicher
2017.21.1
Culture: 
Yoruba
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Textiles
Geography: 
Country Nigeria
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Purchased by the donor in 1980 at the Onikon Compound National Museum in Lagos, Nigeria
Gift of Yale University Art Gallery in 2016

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions July 1, 2016–June 30, 2017,” https://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/bulletin/Pub-Bull-acquisitions-2017.pdf (accessed December 1, 2017).

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.