Weaver and handwoven textile samples

From Textile Ascendancies: Aesthetics, Production, and Trade in Northern Nigeria by Elisha P. Renne and Salihu Maiwada, Editors

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  • Alhaji Usman Ƙayyu is the head weaver of Sabon Garin Ƙayyu village, showing the different types of handwoven cloth which he has woven. He is holding an ilajo cloth, while a mudukare cloth is draped over his left shoulder and a saƙi cloth is on his right, Sabon Garin Ƙayyu, 11 November, 2017 (photograph by AbdurRahman S. Maiwada).