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Mkpulu Oka (corn seed)

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  • 20 december 2012

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In Ibo land (tribe) Nigeria, this fabric is called Kpulu Oka (Corn seeds). This particular fabric is so popular in Nigeria and is worn as a uniform mostly by catholic women organization (CWO)in the eastern region of Nigeria and also worn by the female school teachers. My mom told me that it is tied as a wrapper on the waist which consists of 6 yards. The same material can be used as a blouse or a different material can be used/combined to sew the blouse, depending on the occasion.

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