Kente Headscarf: 10 original ways to wear a scarf – Headwrap
Fashion trend accessory, the scarf or turban has become unavoidable in recent years. With 1000 and a possibility, you can adorn your head originally with a sublime kente scarf. Yellow, green, red, blue, green, let yourself be seduced by bright and colorful colors. But where does this tissue come from?
Traditional kente or kita is a traditional ethnic garment belonging to the Akans group (Agnis, Baoulés, Abron, Attiés etc.), also used by the ethnic groups Krous (Bété, Dida, Godié etc.) of Côte d’Ivoire, Ga and Ewes from Ghana and Togo.
It is a royal fabric worn by Akan kings and notables of high society. Handmade, the manufacture of kente or kita consists in weaving cotton or silk threads, of several colors between them. Long strips are thus obtained, which are connected one after the other.
Originally from Ghana or Ivory Coast, kente or kita clothing is worn on special occasions and official ceremonies. Symbol of nobility and prestige, kente as the dashiki have become the new trends trends of these last summers.
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