Vintage Cloth handwoven in Côte d'Ivoire. Light yellow background with subtle blue, black, pink and yellow supplementary weft details. Beautiful palette, has subtle discoloration due to age.
In Côte d'Ivoire, the fabric is affectionately called "pagne Baoulé". The textile clearly finds its name and roots from the Baoulé, Akan people of Côte d’Ivoire, but is more so originating from the 16th century Ashanti Kingdom, which empire stretched from present-day countries of Ghana and Côte d'Ivoire. For centuries, the fabric has mostly been adorned during community gatherings, special events, traditional proceedings and festivities.
Material: 100% cotton
Measures 43" x 58"