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2 Colorful African Kente Print 2-Layer Contour Face Masks, "Edwene Asa"

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A colorful cotton print depicts Ghana's traditional Edwene Asa kente design. The... more

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A colorful cotton print depicts Ghana's traditional Edwene Asa kente design. The phrase means "all motifs are used up" in the Akan language, indicating the number of different patterns combined in this one. Each color in kente cloth has its own meanings in Asante culture. Green is fertility and new harvest, gold is royalty, black is strength, aging and spirituality, and white is purity.

Justina Botwey uses the fabric to craft a pair of beautiful contoured face masks. Lined in solid white, both are double-layered, washable and reusable, with elastic loops to slip over the ears. "To me, the combination of colors in this kente design indicates that, despite our differences, we are still one people," the artisan affirms.

The position of individual prints and colors will vary but the fabric will remain the same.

  • 29 grams
  • 1.02 oz
  • Each: 13 cm L x 30 cm W
  • Each: 5" L x 11.75" W
  • Strap(s): 14 cm L x 1 cm W
  • Strap(s): 5.5" L x 0.4" W

  • 100% cotton
  • Size may vary slightly
  • Machine wash in cold water on delicate cycle
  • Colors and/or color placement may vary
  • Use no longer than 8 hours before washing
  • Non-medical grade
  • Made in Ghana.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in West Africaicon info
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  • Premium Gift Wrap? Yes

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08/28/2020

"Just what I needed"

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Fits well and looks great

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03/29/2021

"face masks"

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These are lovely and well made. I found them somewhat small so they would be better for someone with a smaller face than mine--I am a large person.

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02/19/2021

"Love the pattern; quality, not so much."

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Ear straps not adjustable and one strap broke the second time I wore it. :(

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01/31/2021

"Nice"

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Nice ??

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Kay

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12/14/2020

"Beautiful colors"

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And very well made Sturdy

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From WOODS HOLE, MA

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11/21/2020

"Absolutely beautiful"

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Wonderful replacement for those ugly disposable masks!

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From Spearfish / SD / USA

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09/25/2020

"Unique mask"

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Love the fabric pattern, but it is made for a smaller face.

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Come Out Clean, Black & White Cotton Print 2-Layer Elastic Loop Face Mask

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Verified Reviewer

08/01/2020

"Fabric is really vibrant--"

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The picture doesnt due it justice--the color are much more intense and it is very well made.

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From Claremont, California

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07/05/2020

"HANDSOME AND CONFORTABLE"

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I had these sent to a friend who s a fashionable guy. He really loves them and says they re his new favorites. I love supporting Novica artisans in West Africa.

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Well made fashionable comfortable practical

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