AD271 - Adire cloth, "0ri mi pe" design, circa 1960. [$1100]

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Hand painted starch resist indigo dyed woman’s cloth is a classic design called "Ori mi pe" – literally translated as "my head is correct" it means "I will have a good destiny" as the head is the seat of personal destiny in Yoruba belief. Dates from 1960s and is in excellent condition.