Subtle Stripes Asante

£1,650.00

K385  – Fine real silk Asante kente men’s cloth

1 in stock

Description

Fine silk Asante kente men’s cloth with a subtle and rarely found allover pattern of alternating sections of quite complicated weft float and weft faced stripes on a warp striped background called Mamponhemaa (Queen mother of Mampon), a small but important Asante kingdom near the capital Kumase. Real silk Asante kente are very difficult to source. Has some neat patched repairs but these are not visible from the front of the cloth, otherwise good condition. Dates from early C20th.

Measurements 116 inches X 75, 295 cm X 191.

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.)