Kente is the name for the beautifully-colored, traditional woven fabric of West Africa. Like most African art forms, Kente expresses more than just visual appeal — it represents history, status, religion and social values. Originally, it was reserved for royalty and only used for sacred functions. Today, it is still associated with special occasions and social status.
Here's a short PowerPoint about Kente cloth:
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