The Basotho Blankets as Cultural Expression

July 14, 2015
Art & Activism
Who can distribute the blanket of the Basotho people?

Aso-Oke Weaving

January 27, 2015
Art & Activism
“Aso Oke – The Woven Beauty,” presented at Red Door Gallery in Lagos

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If cotton is for comfort and viscose for drape, then

Nigerian Aso Oke is for shakara. Originating from Yoruba culture,

Aso Oke is handwoven textile traditionally worn for special

ocations such as weddings or naming ceremonies. Tunde Owolabi's