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White/Gold Kente Cloth

£180.00

Material: Cotton

1 in stock

Description

Kente fabric, handwoven authentic artisan cloth from Ghana. Suitable for traditional African wedding, or engagement. It can be used for other occasions wear too

Large enough for men, but if a lady needed 6 yards for their project this would work perfectly

Authentic ethnic fabric handwoven by African (Ghanaian) weavers not the cheaper machine printed imitations

These are modern colours

you will receive one piece that is about 133 x 87 inches

“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 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.

Men usually drape it round the body in a traditional style.

Other possible uses: some use them as throws, or collector’s item, or wall hangings. See additional photos for other possible uses.

this fabric ships from GHANA

 

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