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Cotton blend kente cloth scarf, 'Sika Gua' (20 inch width) (Ghana)

This hand-woven kente cloth scarf is presented by Ghana's Madam Adwoa and Onyame Akwan Dooso. The cotton and rayon blend fabric is crafted on a traditional loom in shades of saffron, crimson, white, orange, green and black. The sika gua or "golden stool" motif signifies a kente cloth woven especially for kings and queens for use at special occasions. The stool or throne symbolizes the richness and beauty of the Ashanti kingdom.