A Comparative Study Of Occurrence Of Ankara, Lace And Other Fabrics In Christian Worship Centres In Osogbo

Adeola Abiodun Adeoti


Many Christians put on decent or a particular dress when attending churches especially on Sunday worship services.  There had been dearth of literatures on textile art tradition especially Ankara, lace and other fabrics which this study is about to proffer solution to. Therefore the study aims at documenting the analysis of the fabrics that are predominantly used for Sunday services.. The study deals with the comparative occurrence of Ankara, lace and other fabrics in churches especially during Sunday services. The research design is exploratory and descriptive while both qualitative and quantitative research methods are used in gathering and formulating the data.  The study used the first 100 attendees as samples in five different churches on Sundays for the analysis totaling 500 samples. The study classified the attendees into male and female based on the visual perception of their attires. Findings reveal that majority of the worshippers in various worship centres dress in their special clothes to the worship centres on Sundays. Dressing in lace or Ankara attire shows that the fabrics are more popular than any other materials.


Sunday best, Ankara, lace, outfit, Christian, worship centre

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.52155/ijpsat.v31.1.3993


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