What is Kente cloth
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What Is Kente Cloth?

Kente is a type of cloth that originates in Ghana, West Africa. It comes from the word “kenten”, which means “basket” among the Akan people. The cloth is characterized by bright and bold colors, with geometric shapes and patterns that carry certain meanings. According to Salm and Falola (2002), authors...