Kente clothwoven by African (Ghanaian) weavers. Cotton. Rich shimmery red, silver, grey and white
Modern and striking
Three pieces details as follows:
2 x red with metallic gold threads measuring:
64 x 40 inches
68 x 39 inches
1 x geometric patterned red, white and silver which is 65x 50 inches
The 3 together equate to about 5 yards and third. They will need to be lined to be comforatable.
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
“Kente” in the local language means woven cloth.
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 artisan 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.
60 x 34 inches, 60 x 41 inches