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Catalog Number P-386
Object Name Print, Photographic
Description On the back of the photo "Figure 29 Ashanti man wearing kente cloth. Kumasi, Ghana." Object label for West African Cloth exhibit "Ashanti Kente Cloth; Bonwire, Ghana; Bonwire, a small village near Kumasi, was the official home of Kente weaving, supplying the needs of the royal household and its retainers.; Photo above shows an Ashanti man wearing a handsome kente robe. Such robes include 20 to 25 strips, depending on the wearer's size." For more detail see object label in file labeled "w. African Textile Show. C.W.C. Label Copy (Spring 1973)".
Place Africa; Ghana, Kumasi
Date 1960s
Photographer Kent
Collection Permanent Collection