"Cloth" tag

The Animal Guides of Ewe Kente

Ewe kente and its zoocentric symbolic language is one of Ghana’s intangible traditions. Master weaver Bob Dennis Ahiagble is taking steps to ensure its survival.   Ewe kente – ‘Asidanuvo’ hand picked “one-sided”…

Power Prints

Power Prints: Where Fashion Meets Politics

Why not immortalize your own glory? African leaders in the 60’s and onwards were apparently quick to adopt the tradition of regional chiefs and important members of the community distributing cloth to their local followers.

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