WEEK/TERM: THIRD TERM/WEEK 1
CLASS: GRADE 2
SUBJECT: CULTURAL AND CREATIVE ART
TOPIC: TRADITIONAL FABRICS.
BRIEF EXPLANATION: Clothes are very important to us as human beings because they help to protect our bodies from cold, exposure to direct sun rays etc. Clothes exist in different types and patterns.
NOTES FOR THE PUPILS:
DEFINITION OF TRADITIONAL FABRICS: – Traditional fabrics are materials produced by indigenes with materials within their locality.
The different Types of traditional fabrics are listed below:
- Adire:- This is a tie and dye fabric. It is produced by the Yorubas of Ibadan, Lagos, Abeokuta and Osogbo, Hausas in Kano and Maiduguri also produce it.
- Aso-oke:- This is a woven cloth produced by the Yorubas.
- Akwete:– This is a hand woven cloth produced by the people of Abia state.
- Saki: – This is a woven cloth with a guinea fowl indigo design produced by the people of Niger state.
- Bura fabrics: – This is a woven cloth produced by the people of Maiduguri. It is used for making wrappers.
- Anger: – This fabric is produced by the Tiv people of Benue State. It usually comes in black and white stripes.
- Opah / Ojah: – This fabric is produced by the Aloago people in Nassarawa state, Tarba and Kogi State.
- Pelete bite: – This fabric is a hand woven fabric of the Ijo Kalabari people of Rivers State. It comes in different colours such as red, white, indigo, yellow and black.
- What are traditional fabrics?
2. List 6 types of traditional fabrics and write about each.