R6046/1 Textile; Kente

An orange, green and blue woven kente clothThis Asante kente cloth was made in Ghana before 1990. Kente refers to a textile that is made by weaving coloured cotton and silk into varied and intricate patterns. The practice was originated by the Asante and Ewe people in Ghana. Collected as part of the Fashioning Africa project.

Creator: unknown

Place: Ghana, West Africa, Africa

Date: pre 1990