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Textiles in Ghana

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Textiles in Ghana

Textiles in Ghana carry a far greater importance than you might expect. This free course will help you to understand how textiles can carry an assortment of meanings and values, including wealth, status and office.

Course learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • demonstrate an awareness of the ways in which meanings and values are assigned to textiles
  • understand the changing history of the making of kente and adinkra
  • discuss the role of the market place in the changing history of kente and adinkra making.

First Published: 10/10/2012

Updated: 13/01/2016

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