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April 8, 2022

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6 days, 22 hours

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6 days, 22 hours

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6 days, 22 hours

Description

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

Introduction

This course looks at the way meanings and values are assigned to textiles. You will examine how a piece of cloth can define wealth, status, and, in the past, office.

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.

Course Curriculum

    • The Meanings and Values of Textiles in Ghana 00:20:00
    • Definitions 00:30:00
    • Making 00:40:00
    • Using 00:50:00
    • History 00:40:00
    • Selling 00:40:00
    • Conclusion 00:20:00

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