The Akwete cloth is hand woven in and around the Akwete area of Abia State.It was originally referred to as “Akwa Miri” (Cloth of the water) meaning towel. Akwete cloth weaving is said to be as old as the Igbo nation.
Nigeria, Yoruba adult [male or female?] "stretching dyed cotton yarn" for "drying" over large wooden framed made from tree-trunks and poles. Section-view of child [male?] and bundles of grass at right. Settlement setting, single-storey thatched-roof buildings in background. Medium: Gelatin silver print.