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  • Rare Old African Kente Ewe Volta Ghana hand woven cloth textile home decor Art - Tribalgh
  • Rare Old African Kente Ewe Volta Ghana hand woven cloth textile home decor Art - Tribalgh
  • Rare Old African Kente Ewe Volta Ghana hand woven cloth textile home decor Art - Tribalgh
  • Rare Old African Kente Ewe Volta Ghana hand woven cloth textile home decor Art - Tribalgh
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Rare Old African Kente Ewe Volta Ghana hand woven cloth textile home decor Art

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This is authentic old ( Mid 1900s ) African "EWE" very good quality hand woven KENTE.

This is a large size "Man size" cloth and measures 98 1/2" ( 250 cm ) x 68 " ( 173 cm ).

The cloth is decorated with nice Square blocks of weft float of different colors.

The cloth is in very good condition with exception a couple of small holes ( The largest hole that is shown in the 4th photo is approximately 3/8" x 1/8" OR 1 cm x .5 cm ) and very few stains and wear due to usage and age.

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 !