African kente fabric from Ghana, an authentic handwoven ethnic fabric with a slight shimmer, simple yet beautiful. Will make great gift for someone special. It’s a modern and less complicated version of the famous traditional cloth.
rich, deep purple and white
Women in Ghana make them into stylish outfits for festive occasions such as traditional weddings (some use it for their church weddings too), and many other important social gatherings.
You could wear it as a guest to a wedding/traditional engagement too
100% cotton, made by local weaver, this is an authentic artisan’s cloth, not a mass-produced machine print
Choose from 2 sizes
Each is made up of strips sewn together. Authentic Kente cloth entirely handwoven by African (Ghanaian) weavers. Cotton. Rich colours, beautifully gorgeous, fantastic quality. Suitable for clothing, throws, wall hangings, and much more
I will send this by secure, tracked delivery
“Kente” in the local language means woven cloth
as these are large pieces they can be made into other items of clothing such as jackets, or skirts, for example
other possible uses: some use them as throws, or collector’s item, or wall hanging, etc
Best known of all Ghanaian and perhaps all African textiles
First developed in the 12th century, it 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.
Although the use of kente became more widespread over the years it is still highly regarded and valued by all in Ghana and beyond.
60 x 34 inches, 60 x 41 inches