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Cotton blend kente cloth scarf, 'Obi Nkyere Akwadaa Nyame' (19 inch width) - Blue Purple Handwoven 19-Inch Width Traditional Kente Cloth Curate

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Obi Nkyere Akwadaa Nyame Blue Purple Handwoven 19-Inch Width Traditional Kente Cloth

Woven by hand, traditional West African kente cloth is dazzling. Madam Adwoa... more

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Woven by hand, traditional West African kente cloth is dazzling. Madam Adwoa continues with her mother's craft with this extraordinary design. Each strip of kente cloth requires considerable effort, and the looms are worked with both hands and feet. Each color has its own meanings in Asante culture. Golden yellow is for royalty and blue is for togetherness. Purple is the color of femininity. The patterns themselves are carefully chosen symbols, which a master weaver develops and names. This design is named Obi Nkyere Akwadaa Nyame, meaning "Nobody points a child to God" in the Akan language.

  • 0.29 kgs
  • 0.6 lbs
  • 49 cm W x 150 cm H
  • 19.25" W x 59" H

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

Meet the Artist
Madam Adwoa and Onyame Akwan Dooso

African masks, wood carvings and kente cloth

West Africa
9 artist reviews

9 Testimonials for Madam Adwoa and Onyame Akwan Dooso

Thank you Madam Adowa and your group for this beautiful bowl. I have placed it on my accent table. Would like bigger sizes in future please....

Nanette

Mount Pearl NFLD

The Patience mask I ordered is quite lovely. Wonderful attention to detail and well-made. I am going to give it to my dad for his birthday. He is injured at the moment and could certainly use the reminder to be patient. Thank you

Judy

Lima, Ohio, USA

 
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