West Africa traditional ashanti akan kente weaving adinkra printed cloth

WEST AFRICA

Travel to the West African countryside for a look at everyday village life and traditions.  Handle authentic artifacts, and learn to identify ancient symbols and techniques used in handmade traditional clothing.  In the tradition of the Akan and Ashanti people of Ghana, print your own strip of adinkra cloth using our authentic symbol stamps representing proverbs.  Not just decorative cloth, it also tells a story when you’re finished.

70-90 minutes

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