Aubergine Ewe Kente Fabric
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Customize your space with our signature Aubergine Ewe Kente Fabric. Our fabric uses the newest eco-friendly technology to reflect the detail and uniqueness of archival textiles while having a durable surface and increased color fastness for modern living. Printed to order.
Material: 51% Linen, 49% Cotton
Rub Count: 15,000
Made In: USA
Printed Width: 54" W
Pattern Size: 27" W x 22.4" V
Fabric Direction: Up The Roll, Vertical
Swatch Size: 7.5" x 7.5"
Sold by the yard in continuous rolls, 3 yard minimum
Dye lots may vary. As a result, there may be slight color variations between your swatch and the final product.
All our fabrics are OEKO-TEX Standard 100 certified. This means that our fabrics have been tested and are free of over 100 harmful and environmentally damaging chemicals. Our fabrics are better for your skin and better for the environment.
A portion of this purchase gets donated to the artisans creating the heritage textiles that inspire our patterns through our Artisan Support Fund.
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Dry clean or hand wash with cold water using mild detergent. Do not tumble dry. Warm iron on reverse if needed.
Yardage is made to order and ships in 3-5 weeks.
Swatches are in stock and ship in 2-5 business days.
Fabric is final sale and may not be returned or exchanged.
Considered one of the most significant textiles of the African subcontinent, kente cloth was historically made from silk, reserved for chiefs and kings, and worn as festive dress on special occasions, such as a gathering of elders or the inauguration of new royalty. To create kente cloth, individual textiles are woven, cut up, and sewn together in elaborate patchwork patterns. The word kente is derived from kenten - the word for basket in the Twi language of the Ghana-Togo mountains _ because of the resemblance between the woven patchwork textile and the region's baskets. In addition to being worn on special occasions, kente cloth has traditionally appeared in other prominent ceremonial objects, including drums, shields, fans, and umbrellas. This style of kente cloth comes from the Ewe people of Togo and Ghana.