Brightly inventive and meticulously constructed, this modern vest with pants, although they have no spiritual use, they were produced by hand in Nigeria by the Yoruba people.
Front view, hanging
Back view, hanging
Front view, extended flat
Back view, extended flat (inside border strip showing)
Details, Front and Back
Pants, front and back
Details of Pants, front and back
Photographs © Hamill Gallery
VEST with PANTS 7
VEST: 43" high x 34" wide at top, 54" widest (as photographed), 75" wide fully extended flat.
PANTS: 37" high (long), 19" wide at waist, 27" wide at ankles as photographed.
This is much more of a tunic, full in form, with the matching pants (one size fits all) held by a drawstring. The embroidery and beadwork is on Yoruba Ashoke strip woven textiles.
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