This coat by Nigerian designer and textile artist Nike Davies-Okundaye is made from adire, a cloth dyed with indigo using resist dye techniques to create patterns . This design was created using a mixture of stitch resist (adire alabare) and starch resist (adire eleko) dying techniques on white imported sheeting fabric with pre-existing pink printed lettering and motifs. The coat is finished with a magenta lining. Collected as part of the Fashioning Africa project.
Creator: Nike Davies-Okundaye
Place: Nigeria, West Africa, Africa
Date: c. 1995