The iconic Angelina print was created by a Vlisco textile designer.Toon van de Manakkerbased the design of the print on the 19thcentury Ethiopian noblewomans tunic. Commonly known as the Angelina print, this print is widely worn in West Africa, in countries like Nigeria, Togo, Benin and Ghana and came to be. When the print’s popularity peeked in the 1970s, the highlife song Angelina by Ghanaian artists Sweet Talks & A.B. Crentsil frequently played on the radio.
The name dashiki comes from the word danshiki or “dan ciki” means shirt in Yoruba and Hausa, respectively, languages spoken in West Africa, specifically Nigeria.
Fabric Sold at 6 Yards unless stated.
- Hand wash in cold water inside out.
- Do not bleach.
- Iron inside out.
- Professional Dry Cleaning.