Kente leather bookmark


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This recycled leather bookmark features a kente textile design held in the V&A archive. Traditionally made by men from the Asante and Ewe societies on handlooms, kente cloth is a Ghanaian woven textile created using various weaving and loom embroidery techniques.

Kente cloth
Koku Pomane (possibly commissioned by)
Ghana, about 1940–60
Strip-woven cotton
Given by J. W. F. Morton, Esq.
V&A: CIRC.766-1967


• Made in the UK


Length 17.8cm x width 3.8cm


100% recycled leather

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Africa Fashion

Spanning iconic mid-20th century to contemporary creatives through photographs, textiles, music and the visual arts, Africa Fashion will explore the vitality and global impact of a fashion scene as dynamic and varied as the continent itself.