Tag Archives: Etu

Yoruba Classic Aso Oke (3 of 3, contd): Alaari [Ondo Variation] – Tola Adenle

September 29, 2011


As I promised, I’m posting two wonderful pictures from a wedding day sent by someone I know to add to the collection on Alaari, one of the three classic Yoruba aso oke or ofi, which I recently had occasion to point out is a generic name – like aso oke – for all hand-woven Yoruba […]

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The Yoruba Clothes, continued – Tola Adenle

September 8, 2011


The interest that this Blog continues to generate on the Yoruba classic clothes not only heartens me greatly but also challenges me to generate people’s interest more to Yoruba textiles and clothes as the late Ulli Beier’s  Collection at Amherst College in the United States started my interest to documenting everything I know and even […]

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Yoruba aso oke, classic & others [formerly Yoruba classic clothes), including a reader’s suggestion to scholars of Yoruba culture out there

September 6, 2011

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Yoruba aso oke, classic & others [formerly Yoruba classic clothes),  including  a reader’s suggestion to scholars of Yoruba culture out there By Afunleyin Ajipeya Photo Credit:  Depo Adenle, 2011. Above is the first photograph that made me decide to take the bull by the horns and use my own photographs as well as those of family […]

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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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