How to Wear the Kente Cloth Traditionally

1. Put the cloth behind you, draping it over your shoulders and holding the two different ends with both hands.

2. Take the cloth in your right hand, pass the cloth underneath your right arm and across your body, throwing it over your left shoulder.

3. Keeping the cloth in place on the left shoulder by bringing the cloth forward on the left shoulder (in a circular motion).

4. Women may also wrap the kente cloth around their body, passing it underneath their arms at the breast level. It can also be wrapped around the shoulders as you would a shawl.


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