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Abarro Basso

This fabric is called "Abarro Basso". Do you know the story behind it?

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Apkirikpa azu

Akpirikpa azu in Igbo language means fish scale. It is so called among the Igbos of eastern Nigeria because the design looks similar to the scale pattern on the tropical tilapia fish. My mum told me it was very popular at a time and every married woman who could afford it owned one.

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Fingernail

This fabric is called "fingernail". Do you know the story behind it?

Also known as: Akpirikpa Azu, Bijenkorfje, Fish Scale, Abarro Basso

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Fish scale

This fabric is called "Fish scale". Do you know the story behind it?

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