Kente Weaving

Ghana’s National cloth is one indigenous handcraft that has won worldwide recognition. There are about 150 types of Kente patterns, each having a name taksen out a proverb or to commemorate an important event in the community of the weavers. Bonwire is one of the two capitals of Kente weaving in Ghana. In this Village of interesting Shanti-styled buildings, the knack of Kente weaving has been passed on from generation to generation. Other towns in Kumasi where Kente is woven include, Bepoase, Adanwomase, Wonoo and Amampe.

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