The History of Kente Cloth:

Kente cloth stands as a testament to the rich cultural heritage of West Africa, particularly among the Ashanti and Ewe peoples of Ghana. Dating back centuries, its origins are steeped in legend, tracing its creation to two Ashanti brothers who learned the art of weaving from observing a spider spinning its web. Over time, Kente cloth evolved from being exclusively worn by royalty to becoming a symbol of cultural pride and identity for the broader population. As a Ghana-based company dedicated to preserving traditional craftsmanship, Obrempong Home recognizes the historical significance of Kente cloth and celebrates its enduring legacy by incorporating it into handmade blankets, thus contributing to job creation and economic empowerment in Ghana.

Leave a comment

Please note, comments must be approved before they are published

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

You may also like

View all
Example blog post
Example blog post
Example blog post