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3-piece Kente Fabric, Shimmery Handwoven Traditional Ethnic Ghana Cloth, Cotton, Green/White/Lemon, 5.5 Yards

£150.00 £135.00

Material: Cotton

1 in stock

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Kente fabric from Ghana, deep, rich green. Authentic handwoven cloth from Ghana, entirely handwoven by African (Ghanaian) weavers. Cotton.

3 pieces which equates to just over five-and-a-half yards

a highly valued occasion wear fabric, fantastic quality. Suitable as traditional/church wedding, and many other important social gatherings.

“Kente” in the local language means woven cloth, and this design is an old and traditional one.

Best known of all Ghanaian and perhaps all African textiles

First developed in the 12th century, Kente is handwoven and native to the country of Ghana, in West Africa

It is the cloth is of the Asante (or Ashanti) tribe who consider it royal , even sacred, worn only in times of great importance.

Kente was the cloth of kings. Although its use became more widespread over the years it is still highly regarded and valued by all in Ghana and beyond.

This is a genuine hand-woven cloth, not the cheaper cotton machine-prints. Support Ghanaian local artisans by buying authentic kente cloth.

It can be made into items of clothing especially for occasions such as traditional weddings or engagement or other festive event.

Other possible uses: some use them as throws, or collector’s item, or wall hanging. You will receive three pieces individual sizes of which are:

64 x 54 inches
64 x 37 inches

Kindly note this fabric ships from Ghana

Additional information
Size

60 x 34 inches, 60 x 41 inches

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