black kente fabric from Ghana. Fabulous gift for a lady. This is an authentic handwoven ethnic fabric. Lovely indeed, excellently woven
It will make a rich wedding outfit whether for bride or guest. Others make it into dresses, jackets, etc.
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.
In many parts of the country kente forms part of a girls’ dowry
100% cotton, made by local weaver this is an authentic artisan’s fabric, not a mass-produced machine print
weave quality is excellent and the fabric feels quite soft. Should be easy to work with.
1 large piece, measuring approx 62 x 43 inches
it can be used for other items as well; see additional photos for ideas
Each is made up of strips sewn together.
“Kente” in the local language means woven cloth. This design was specially woven to mark the marriage of Ghana’s first black president, Nkrumah, to his Egyptian wife Fathia, and it’s a popular and cherished one.
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