The Social Sciences

Year: 2020
Volume: 15
Issue: 2
Page No. 114 - 118

A Study on the Impact of Northern Nigeria Batik in the Context of Sociocultural Identification

Authors : Adinoyi Baba James, Omaku Peter Enesi, Shaibu Nana, Chomo Josephine Dung and Christopher Friday Ibrahim

Abstract: In this study, the researchers used resist dyeing technique to create Northern Nigeria symbol as motif on cotton fabrics and the fabrics were then cut and sown into man and woman garments. Data were collected by wearing man and woman dummies with the garments while presenting them to the respondents. Also, in the perspective of this study, efforts were raised to synchronize thoughts from some selected students in different geopolitical regions in Northern Nigeria about batik design with cultural symbol of the people. The results indicated that the creation of batik the designed with cultural symbols can be used as medium of cultural identification, promoting unity amongst the people of cultural background. As a result, it can also be view from a wider perspective that the production of the batik can boost the economy of Nigeria based on the demonstration of local interest thereby creating employment and subsequent generation of wealth.

How to cite this article:

Adinoyi Baba James, Omaku Peter Enesi, Shaibu Nana, Chomo Josephine Dung and Christopher Friday Ibrahim, 2020. A Study on the Impact of Northern Nigeria Batik in the Context of Sociocultural Identification. The Social Sciences, 15: 114-118.

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