Adire Cloth, Woman's Wrapper
Yoruba , Nigeria
Dated 1962
Cotton cloth with brocading, resist dyed by hand using indigo

69 x 74 ins.  (175 x 188 cm)

To be worn at the coronation of someone called Omoniyi


Oluwa kajoyin,
Ewibe pe ire ni temi,
Kajola kajunowo 
Temitope lowo oluwa, 
Omoniyi mooba  1962

God is not like you,
Say that goodness is mine, 
To be wealthy together, to be rich together, 
Mine is thankful to God.
Omoniyi became king 1962.


Adire Cloth with Text Design