Authentic Hand Weaved Kente Cloth 51
This Item Comes With Gold Plain Kente When Added.
Plain Color Kente Can Be Found At Top Of Listing Sold Separately.
Customized Kente Orders Should Send Details Via Message Board.
Kente comes from the word kenten, which means basket in the Asante dialect of Akan. Akans refer to kente as nwentoma, meaning woven cloth. It is an Akan royal and sacred cloth worn only in times of extreme importance and was the cloth of kings. Over time, the use of kente became more widespread.
Kente cloth is special on many levels. Around the world, the unique patterns and colors are easily identifiable as a representation of West African culture. ... This gives each Kente design its own unique, symbolic value. Kente cloth may symbolize the wearer's status or mark a festive occasion.
Materials Combined Used are-Cotton , Polyester & Silk.
It's Common For Females To Use 6 Yards For Sewing Gowns, Dresses, Etc. Males commonly use 8 to 10 Yards and Overly Sized Men can have the Option of 12 Yards. And Children are Typically 4 Yards. Babies and Accessories Typically 2 Yards.
Female are sold in 3 Pieces of 2 yards each.
Male are Sold in 1 Piece worn as Traditional Wrap.
2 & 4 Yards Are Normally Used For Babies & Toddlers or Accessories.
Made In Kumasi GHANA