Robe Item Number: K2.287 from the MOA: University of British Columbia

Description

Large cream robe with embroidery. The cotton is woven into strips which are then sewn together to make a wide robe. The neck and shoulder area is hand embroidered with local silk in a traditional Hausa pattern with hand spun cotton and locally produced silk. The pattern features circles and two downward pointing needles.

History Of Use

Worn exclusively by men over loose tunic and trousers.