Fine checkerboard Ewe


E1258 -Dramatic variation on the checkerboard style of Ewe kente

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Dramatic variation on the checkerboard style of Ewe kente, this stunning woman’s cloth has a regular grid of dark blue, green, and red blocks on a vibrant yellow ground. Unusually it has distinct borders, alternating blue weft float motifs with narrow blue blocks. A single dark blue strip forms the lower edge. Notice how the weaver has broken up the symmetry with a green stripe in the borders at the centre. Dates from circa 1930s and is in excellent complete condition, one tiny patch repair by our conservator.

Measurements 72 inches x 45 1/2, 183 cm x 115.

All items on this site are vintage. That means that they may have a few small marks or blemishes consistent with use. We will try to highlight any significant issues in the description above but in the event you are not happy with your purchase please notify us within 48 hours of receipt and you may return it for a full refund (excluding return shipping costs.)