The Isiagu which is translated as ‘tiger or lion’s head’ is a popular Igbo outfit which is worn mostly on important occasions like weddings and coronation ceremonies. It is made in form of a pullover shirt with golden bottons linked by a chain and usually with a brest pocket, usually the head of a tiger or a lion is boldly printed on the fabric.

Isiagu
Isiagu

The Isiagu is the official Igbo chieftaincy cloth, it is hard to see any Igbo ruler who doesn’t have the Isiagu in his closest. Although, in recent times anybody can choose to wear the Isiagu, even women can rock it. Nevertheless, it still remains a prestigious attire.

Men in isiagu
Men in isiagu

Today, the Isiagu comes in different colours. Initially it comes only in red and black colours, we have seen it in blue, white variation.

Isiagu Isiagu

Isi agu
Isi agu
Isiagu kimono
Isiagu kimono
Isiagu

 

Black Red and blue Isiagu
Isiagu
Isiagu
Isiagu in agbada style
Isiagu in agbada style