KENTE - Woven Ceremonial Cloths of Ghana
Kente is one of Africa's most celebrated textiles. Kente is woven in long narrow bands. Finished strips are cut to the same length and sewn together to produce a large cloth.
Kente's bold and colourful patterns are intricately woven and each design and finished cloth has a name and a meaning.
Filmed in Ghana. Contents include: warping up, weaving on two heddles, weaving on four heddles, Ashante Kente designs, Ewe weaving at Agbozume, Ewe weaving at Sogakofe.
EOE013 48 mins
Price Video/DVD £14.95