Skip to product information
  • Old hand woven Kente African Ewe Ghana cloth textile Art decoration Guinea Fowl - Tribalgh
  • Old hand woven Kente African Ewe Ghana cloth textile Art decoration Guinea Fowl - Tribalgh
  • Old hand woven Kente African Ewe Ghana cloth textile Art decoration Guinea Fowl - Tribalgh
1 of 3

Tribalgh

Old hand woven Kente African Ewe Ghana cloth textile Art decoration Guinea Fowl

Regular price $361.25 USD
Regular price $425.00 USD Sale price $361.25 USD

Shipping cost

FREE DHL shipping ( 2 - 4 working days ) to all over the world.
We combine shipping on multiple purchases!

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

This is a "Woman size" cloth and measures 69 1/2" ( 176 cm ) x 49 1/2" ( 126 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 small size holes, few stains and some wear due to usage and age. ( Please see photos ).

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 !