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16 Jan 2018
Tie-dye has been around for decades in Nigeria. Patterned in different colours and style, tie-dyed clothes are always a sight to behold.  Called adire in some parts of Nigeria, and common among people of Egbaland in Ogun State. Adire is made by resist-dyeing which involves a precise form of separation of certain parts of the fabric to ensure that…
12 Jul 2016
Adire in Yoruba means tie and dye. According to Nike Art Gallery, it is a traditional Yoruba hand painted cloth on which patterns are made by tying and stitching with raffia or cotton thread, or by using chicken feathers to paint cassava paste on the cloth which then acts as a resist dye, much like…

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