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Adire Eleko Textile

ca. 1980–89

Cotton

70 × 77 in. (177.8 × 195.58 cm)
Gift of Joanne B. Eicher
2017.22.1
Geography: 
Country Nigeria
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Yorùbá
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Textiles
Provenance: 

Purchased in 1980 at the Onikon Compound National Museum in Lagos, Nigeria
Gift of Joanne Eicher to Yale University Art Gallery in 2017

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.