Tag Archives: Alaari

Yoruba Classic Aso Oke [3 of 3]: Alaari – Tola Adenle

September 16, 2011


This is perhaps the most interesting of the three great classics.  Yeah, interesting may be a vague word but it’s the only word that comes to my mind as I write this.  Pardon me, I’m going to take a shot at the pronunciation but it’s NOT going to be that accurate: ALA (both ‘A‘s are […]

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Yoruba Classic Aso Oke (1 of 3) – Sanyan – Tola Adenle

September 1, 2011


Just this past week, seven readers visited the Blog to check out “Cloth wears to shreds:  Yoruba textile photographs from the Beier Collection” while there is always a reader – just for pleasure, just for information or research – who is interested in “sanyan”, “alaari” or “etu” referred to the Blog via search engines. I […]

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