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Cotton blend kente cloth scarf, 'Purple Makomaso Adeae'  (20 inch width) - Handwoven Traditional Kente Cloth Scarf 20 Inch Width

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Handwoven Traditional Kente Cloth Scarf 20 Inch Width, "Purple Makomaso Adeae"

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Madam Adwoa shares her mother's teachings with the extraordinary design of this kente cloth. The cotton blend fabric is woven on a traditional loom in purple, yellow, black, white, and green. Each strip of kente cloth requires considerable effort, and the looms are worked with both hands and feet. Madam Adwoa calls her design "Makomaso Adeae," which in Akan means "My Heart's Desire."

Meaning "basket", kente features interwoven strips of cloth, and was once reserved for the sole use of kings. It is a textile tradition of the Akan people, who convey meaning and symbolism to each kente cloth. Green is associated with fertility and new harvest, gold with royalty, and black with strength, aging and spirituality. White is associated with purity, and purple is associated with the female essence of life.

  • 0.35 kgs
  • 0.8 lbs
  • 51 cm W x 185 cm H
  • 20" W x 73" H

  • 50% cotton, 50% rayon
  • Dry clean only
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Made in Ghana.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in West Africaicon info
Gift Info
  • Free Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Premium Gift Wrap? Yes

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Mary Beth

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09/04/2020

"Beautiful kente weaving"

Substantial and well made. A beautiful addition to holiday wear.

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Makomaso Adeae, Multicolored Kente Handcrafted Cloth 5 Inch Width

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Edward

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11/20/2019

"kente scarf for my wife."

saw a number of legislators wearing various kente scarfs at a memorial service for their colleague.. thought my wife would like one did research, found this one on novica, bought it and my wife absolutely loved it. 5 stars.

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Makomaso Adeae, Multicolored Kente Handcrafted Cloth 5 Inch Width

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Lakeisha

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02/21/2019

"Lovely and unique"

This beautiful bowl is very unique and will add culture to any room. Happy with my purchase.

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The King's Possession, Wood and Aluminum Decorative Bowl

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Deborah

From Texas

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12/18/2018

"Now an heirloom!"

Our daughter is from Africa and we used this for her graduation as an honor cord. Its beautiful!

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Michelle

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11/07/2018

"An African Wildlife Bowl to Cherish"

Thank you Madam Adwoa and Onyame Akwan Dooso for the stunning wildlife bowl. It arrived beautifully wrapped with a lovely card signed Alfred. I am more than happy with my purchase. Michelle Fountain Valley, California

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African Wildlife, Hand Carved Wood Decorative Bowl

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Regina

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07/31/2018

"Loved the Inspirational Name"

I purchased this as a gift for a very special, particular individual. She is a very sweet, caring individual who disdains extravagance and has dedicated her life to serve others. She absolutely loved it as a Christmas gift!

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