K311 – This popular design was called Akyempem, ‘a thousand shields’, here woven as an Asante kente woman’s cotton cloth in blue and white. The name comes from the rectangular shields one carried by Asante warriors. Dates from circa 1930-60. Condition is excellent.
Measurement: 72 inches x 45, 184 cm x 115 cm.
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