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Get to know a bit more about kente cloth

Kente cloth was develoed by the Akan people of West Africa. Many of Akan live in Ghana and Ivory Coast today. Traditionally the cloths were for sacred and royal occassions. They feature bold designs and bright colors, each of which bears meaning. For example, black signifies maturity and strong spiritual energy.

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Peruvian textiles have an incredibly rich tradition, with pre-Incan museums all around the country featuring beautiful textiles. In Paracas, the textile art is considered exquisite and delicate. Dating from around 600 BC these textiles were used to wrap mummies, in layer after layer of ornate and finely woven textiles.

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Beautiful African Textile Designs from African Fabric House

African Print Fabric or Kitenge (or Chitenge or Ankara or Real Wax) is a traditional waxed cotton fabric worn across Africa that comes in a vast range of vibrant colours and designs. Description from I searched for this on

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