Ashanti Kente

SKU: 0000107
R8 999,00Price
  • This is a beautiful traditional handwoven Kente cloth from Bonwire, Ghana. It is full of vibrant colors, 100% cotton, to suit every style!  Kente cloth which is a type of silk and cotton fabric made of interwoven cloth strips is the royal and sacred cloth of the Ashantis in the Republic of Ghana. It is a unisex adult cloth and worn in times of extreme importance. The men's cloth is larger than that of the women. This prestigious cloth is worn during important functions like Engagements, Weddings, Graduations and any other important event.

    Kente weaving originated from Bonwire, a kente clothing weaving village in Ejisu-Juaben Municipal district in the Ashanti Region of Ghana. In the past, Asante Kente cloth was worn primarily by kings and high-ranking chiefs, but overtime, the use of kente became widespread and now worn by any person. Due to its significance, it has been adopted by people in Ivory Coast and many other West African countries.

    Size: 2 X 4 yards

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