Woven Kente

Kente, known as nwentoma in Akan, is a type of silk and cotton fabric made of interwoven cloth strips made and native to the Akan ethnic group of Ghana. Kente is made in Akan lands such as the Ashanti Kingdom,[1] including the towns of BonwireAdanwomaseSakora Wonoo, and Ntonso in the Kwabre areas of the Ashanti Region.[2] This fabric is worn by almost every Ghanaian tribe. Kente comes from the word kenten, which means basket in the Asante dialect of Akan.

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