Ase Oke is a Yoruba salutation meaning "greetings on the spending of money". It is woven exclusively by men on narrow strip looms from cotton or silk. It is important to Yoruba men and women since they lend visual splendour as well as social prestige to both the wearer and the weaver.


  • Title: Ase Oke Cloth
  • Creator: Yoruba, Nigeria
  • Manufacturer: Yoruba, Nigeria
  • Location Created: Nigeria
  • Type: Ceremonial robe
  • Photographer: Kabutha Kago
  • Original Source: African Heritage House
  • Rights: African Heritage House
  • Medium: Silk, cotton

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