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Vintage Emaa Da Kente

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Destination: Kumasi , Ghana

One of the more famous kente designs is “Emaa Da,” which means “something that has not happened before,” and is worn on just such a day when that something takes place. In about as perfect an example as you can get, Kwame Nkrumah, the first president of Ghana, donned Emaa Da kente upon his release from prison—where he was being kept for opposing British colonial rule—just four days after his political party won the election.

This particular Emaa Da is predominantly blue, which traditionally symbolizes peace, harmony, and love.


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Details and Dimensions

5.6 ft x 2 ft
Wear & tear, some staining typical of vintage, pre-loved fabric.

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