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1201.2020
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Kente Festival marked in style

Kente Festival marked in style This year’s Agbamevorza (Kente Festival) of the chiefs and people of the Agotime-Ziope Traditional Area was marked in grand style with an exhibition of  beautiful Kente designs. It was, indeed, a day for Kente, as the indigenes, tourists and visitors who thronged the durbar ground were dressed smartly in Kente […]

1201.2020
Women's Kente Cloth

The Art Behind Kente Weaving in Ghana

It is worn by almost every Ghanaian tribe. The name is derived from the word kenten, which means basket in Akan dialect Asante. Akans refer to kente as nwentoma, meaning woven cloth. Throughout the ages it has become widely acclaimed and accepted by the populace as well as those in the diaspora. Watch how weavers […]

1201.2020
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Adanwomse Kente Village

Kente cloth is a legendary fabric worn by African kings down the centuries. The cloth is still made in the traditional way in Adanwomse in the Ashanti region of Ghana. Kente is worn not only for its eye- catching designs but also for its symbolic significance. There are over 300 patterns, each with its own name and […]

1201.2020

Kente Cloth A Royal Cloth

Asante kente cloth, 20th century, silk and cotton (Vatican Museums) Inspired by a spider’s web Among the Asante (or Ashanti) people of Ghana, West Africa, a popular legend relates how two young men—Ota Karaban and his friend Kwaku Ameyaw—learned the art of weaving by observing a spider weaving its web. One night, the two went […]

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