Silk on check Asante kente


K395 – fine Asante kente chief’s cloth with high quality silk float motifs on a cotton check ground.

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Silk weft faced stripes and supplementary weft float motifs are vivid flashes of colour against the subdued blue and white “guineafowl” check cotton background of this fine Asante kente chief’s cloth. The variety and precision of the weaving expressed in the float motifs make this a special piece by a highly skilled master weaver. Dates from circa 1930-1950. In excellent condition.

Measurements 119 inches x 82, 302 cm x 210.

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.)