Kente Cloth


Kenya National Archives

Kenya National Archives
Nairobi, Kenya

Woven by men on a combination of narrow hand-and-foot looms. It is traditionally woven for Ashanti royalty who wear it for ceremonial occasions e.g. 'stooling' or kingship.


  • Title: Kente Cloth
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Creator Lifespan: 1800
  • Date: 1800/2015
  • Location: Ghana
  • Type: Ashanti Textile
  • Rights: Kenya National Archives

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