Ghana's Traditional Kente Cloth
Author: Emmanuel Marfo
Organization: World Partners for Development Ghana
One of our exhibition piece, Ghana Kente Cloth. Kente was developed in the 17th Century A.D by the Ashantis in Ghana, West Africa. Kente is a hand woven material, and is used not only for its beauty but also for its symbolic significance. Kente pieces are bought by many tourist when they go to Ghana because of it's beauty and its great traditional symbols.