Kente cloth has its origin with the Ashanti Kingdom, and was adopted by people in Ivory Coast and many other West African counties. It is an Akan royal and sacred cloth worn only in times of extreme importance and was the cloth of kings. Over time, the use of kente became more widespread. However, its importance has remained and it is held in high esteem with Akans. Read more here
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I stumbled onto this great post, I Do Ghana! Couples in Ghana use Kente cloth in great abundance for their wedding day. The patterns and colors of the cloth have a wide range of choices for each couple to choose from. The result is that each wedding has a dynamic, colorful, result. See more from this post here.