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Kente / Ewe Cloth

Kente cloth is believed to have originated after two friends studied the method a spider used to spin its web. Akan legend has it that they stood in the forest for two days watching the spider and mimicked this action when they returned home. They presented their new cloth to the local chief, who in turn presented it to the Asante chief. The Asante chief was so impressed that he instantly declared it a royal cloth and reserved it for the kings.

Today this cloth is still worn only on special occasions. Selection of colour and pattern is essential as both are symbolic.

Also available in the following approximate cushion sizes:
Small : 50 x 50cm
Large: 50 x 80cm

Sourcing difficulty: 1 = very easy to find, 5 = very rare 4
Dimensions Various
Material Silk and Cotton
Finish Natural
Country of origin Ghana

All products sourced and sold by Amatuli Trading Store are original, unique and handmade. No two items are exactly the same and because of this, variations in colour, size and condition may occur.

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