Pinstripe Ewe

£750.00

E1086 – Fine Ewe kente woman’s shawl cloth with a distinctive and unusual dark blue and dark green pinstripe strip weave background.

1 in stock

Description

Fine Ewe kente woman’s shawl cloth from Ghana with a distinctive and unusual dark blue and dark green pinstripe strip weave background. Some unusual weft float motifs including a small bird in a cage are set amongst elongated diamond shapes that Ewe weavers called ‘akatsi ‘, meaning “tears.” In excellent complete condition. Dates from circa 1920s-1950s.

Measures 69 inches X 44, 175 cm X 112.

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.)