Textile Weaving (Aṣọ-Òkè) at Ologbin-Adewole Northern Yorubaland, Nigeria

Abdulmalik, Abdulmalik Abdulrahman ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-1791-6010 and Daraojimba, Kingsley Chinedu (2022) Textile Weaving (Aṣọ-Òkè) at Ologbin-Adewole Northern Yorubaland, Nigeria. TEXTILE. ISSN 1751-8350

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Abstract

This research investigates traditional textile weaving among the people of Ologbin-Adewole in Ilorin, Nigeria. This traditional craft is one of the ancient crafts that gave Ologbin-Adewole recognition among other communities in Ilorin. Over the years, this indigenous thriving industry has dwindled both in production and skilled workers. The decline has been partly associated with the influence of westernization through the importation of European goods. This paper presents processes of textile production in Ologbin-Adewole as well as examines changes in the craft over time based on oral history and ethnographic records. This is aimed at documenting this important African art and preventing it from becoming a part of Africa’s past. The paper concludes by bringing to limelight the significance of this indigenous the craft of textile weaving among the people of Ologbin-Adewole.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: textile weaving,aso-oke,ologbin-adewole,northern yorubaland,nigeria,ethnography,indigenous knowledge system,culture,anthropology,artistic,endowment,heritage,aṣọ-Òkè,textile weaving,indigenous technology,ilorin,arts and humanities(all),social sciences(all) ,/dk/atira/pure/subjectarea/asjc/1200
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Arts and Humanities > School of Art, Media and American Studies
UEA Research Groups: Faculty of Arts and Humanities > Research Centres > Sainsbury Research Unit for the Arts of Africa, Oceania and the Americas
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Depositing User: LivePure Connector
Date Deposited: 25 Nov 2023 03:18
Last Modified: 25 Nov 2023 03:18
URI: https://ueaeprints.uea.ac.uk/id/eprint/93751
DOI: 10.1080/14759756.2022.2141024

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