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  • Old African kente Ewe Ghana hand woven cloth textile home Art decor Guinea Fowl - Tribalgh
  • Old African kente Ewe Ghana hand woven cloth textile home Art decor Guinea Fowl - Tribalgh
  • Old African kente Ewe Ghana hand woven cloth textile home Art decor Guinea Fowl - Tribalgh
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Old African kente Ewe Ghana hand woven cloth textile home Art decor Guinea Fowl

Regular price $382.50 USD
Regular price $450.00 USD Sale price $382.50 USD

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This is authentic old ( 1960s ) African hand woven EWE KENTE ( Volta Region ) cloth from Ghana.

This is a "Woman size" cloth and measures 78" ( 198 cm ) x 45" ( 114 cm ).

The base of the cloth named "guinea fowl" due to the colors of the feathers of the bird !

The cloth is in good condition with the exception of few stains and some wear due to usage and age. ( Please see photo ).

Kente is an EWE ( Ghana - Volta Region ) Ceremonial cloth that is hand woven on a horizontal treadle loom.

The strips are sewn together into larger pieces of cloths.

It takes from several weeks to months for a weaver to complete a cloth like this depending of the design and size.

Kente is more than just a cloth but is a visual representation of history, ethics, oral literature, philosophy, moral values and religious beliefs.

The Kente cloths history goes back to the 17th Century.

In present days is still used as a cloth in Ghana but is also used by collectors of fine woven cloths and artifacts as Wall hanging, sofa or bed covering.

A real piece of Authentic African art !