Kitenge Nyota

6.00 

Kitenge is an African garment  often worn by women wrapped around the chest or waist, over the head as a headscarf, or as a baby sling. Kitenges are similar to kangas, but are of a thicker cloth and mostly they have no border and no words.

Colorful designs perfect for to make dresses and skirts and for craft making, Quilting, home decor.

 

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The Kitenge (vitenge in plural) is another kind of textile, but of a thicker quality, an differ from kanga mostly because they have no border and no words. It is printed using rotary spinning machines. Kitenge is sold in lengths sufficient to cover ones body. Specific patterns are designed for national holidays, jubilees etc. While similar textiles as the kitenge can be found all around Africa, the kanga is specific for East Africa and it has a fascinating history.

Kitenge is an African garment  often worn by women wrapped around the chest or waist, over the head as a headscarf, or as a baby sling.

Weight 200 g

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