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Friday, June 11, 2010


There are a number of celebrated weaving centres in Nigeria,each with its own distinctive patterns and colours.The Ilorin weavers designs are elaborate and of high quality and are popular throughout the western and northern regions of Nigeria.This illustrations shows one of the more complicated examples of the Ilorin designs.
A special feature of some Ilorin weaving is the use of cotton for warp and silk for the weft.

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