Robe Item Number: K2.287 from the MOA: University of British Columbia
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.
Worn exclusively by men over loose tunic and trousers.