Rare Solid Background Ewe Kente


Dramatic and distinctive style early C20th cotton kente


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E938 – Fine early C20th Ewe men’s cloth in a rare style with a solid dark wine red background and a great variety of neatly woven supplementary weft float motifs. The text in the lower part of the cloth a proverb or perhaps the name of the man who commissioned the piece from the master weaver. A notable and unusual feature of the patterning is the number of motifs made up of small blocks. Other motifs include people, elephants, stools, etcetera.  Dates from circa 1900-20. Condition is excellent.

Measurement: 121 inches x 68 ins, 309 cm x 173 cm

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