Kente cloth, known locally as nwentoma, is a type of silk fabric made of interwoven cloth strips and is native to the country of Ghana.  It is an icon of African cultural heritage around the world ...

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Kente cloth is one of the oldest known West-African fabrics. It has roots steeped in the tradition of weaving, which date as far back as BC. Kente as we know it, however, was developed in the century by the Ashanti people of Ghana

Marie's Pastiche: Learn all about Ghanaian Kente Cloth with Books & Crafts

Kente cloth is the best known and most recognizable African fabric. It& a hand woven cloth with geometric shapes, bold designs, and bri.

Detail from a Kente cloth from the Ewe people of Ghana, 19th century, Silk and Cotton, British Museum, London

Kente prestige cloth from the Ewe people of Ghana, century, Silk and Cotton -- British Museum, London

Africa | Four narrow woven 'Kente' strips from Ghana; patterns are formed by alternating warp-faced plain weave with weft-faced plain weave on grouped warps, two-color complementary wefts, and supplementary weft patterning (brocading) | Silk, rayon or cotton | Acquired as a gift in 1969

Four narrow woven "Kente" strips from Ghana; patterns are formed by alternating warp-faced plain weave with weft-faced plain weave on grouped warps, two-color complementary wefts, and supplementary weft patterning (brocading).

Kente Cloth of Africa these where found in ghana

Kente Cloth of Africa these where found in Ghana.Kente comes from the word kenten, which means basket in Akandialect Asante. Akans refer to kente asnwentoma, meaning woven cloth.

:Ghanian Kente Cloth"- kids multicultural art project. I love how the colors turned out!

Ghanaian Kente Cloth: Kids Multicultural Art Project

Think about use of pattern for maths :Ghanian Kente Cloth"- kids multicultural art project. I love how the colors turned out!

Elementary Kente cloth inspired patterns assignment. What I liked about this was 'The Story of my Kente Cloth.' Could be an interesting Imagine assignment to create a kente cloth pattern and then share the meaning.

Relentlessly Fun, Deceptively Educational: Kente Cloth-inspired Pattern Practice Use with The Spider Weaver: Legend of the Kente Cloth by Margaret Musgrove

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