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Kente Cloth is local to Ghana, West Africa According to Ghanaian mythology, kente cloth was first created when 2 friends watched how a spider wove its.

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2 Kente Cloth is local to Ghana, West Africa According to Ghanaian mythology, kente cloth was first created when 2 friends watched how a spider wove its web. By mimicking the actions of the spiders, they created Kente cloth the same way. This story, whether true or not, shows the harmony between Ghanaians and mother nature.

3 Kente Cloth there was worn by royalty. It is hand woven in wooden looms and valuablehand woven It comes in a variety of patterns, colors and designs, each of which have different meanings.patterns colors designs

4 The Kente cloth is reserved for the Kings and is associated with royalty and sacredness. This is worn only during important times even in today’s world.

5 In modern times President Bill Clinton and his wife Hillary of the USA wore the Kente cloth over his suit when he visited Ghana in The Kente cloth has started acquiring worldwide acceptance and its popularity has been on the rise, especially where African population is large.

6 Kente Cloth Symbols greatness, charisma, leadership patience and tolerance wisdom, creativity cooperation, interdependence

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8 Kente Cloth Patterns


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