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Authentic African Textile from Ghana
Authentic African Textile from Ghana

Beautiful Hand Woven Ewe Textile 74″ – Ghana

$350.00 $175.00

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Type of Object

Textile

Country of Origin

Ghana

Ethnicity

Ewe

Material

100% Cotton Dyed Thread

Approximate Age

Unknown

Height

74"

Width

58"

Weight

2lb

Overall Condition

Minor imperfections

Tribe Information

About the Ewe People

The Ewe people are the largest ethnic group in Togo and the third largest ethnic group in Ghana. The history of the Ewe people is unknown. It is believed they originated between Benin and Nigeria and migrated during the 17th century wars.
Ewe religion is called Voodoo, which means “spirit.” Mawu is considered the creator god, who created other deities.
Ewe are known for their high quality strip-woven textiles.

Additional Information

About African textiles

Originally used as a form of currency, woven African textiles have been very important throughout many African cultures. African textiles are often used to memorialize individuals and they often play a special role in traditional celebrations and ceremonies.