Kente Head Wrap & Mask (Sika fre mogya)
The ultimate statement in African pride. This full-sized headwrap comes with a matching face mask that is made of authentic Ghanaian Kente Cloth. Get creative with these amazing combo sets and pair with any outfit. Approximately 72" x 22". 100% cotton.
- Name of Pattern: Sika fre mogya
- Literal Meaning: Money attracts blood relations.
- Symbolism: Familial relationship, responsibility, sharing, hard work
- Interpretation/Brief History: Wealth strengthens family bonds. And when one succeeds, one is obliged to share this success with loved ones.
Kente Cloth: Kente Cloth is local to Ghana, West Africa. Kente Cloth there was worn by royalty. It is handwoven in wooden looms and is of very high worth. It comes in a variety of patterns, colors, and designs, each of which has different meanings. According to Ghanaian mythology, kente cloth was first created when 2 friends watched how a spider wove its web. By mimicking the actions of the spiders, they created Kente cloth the same way. This story, whether true or not, shows the harmony between Ghanaians and Mother Nature.
Care instructions: Handwash in cold water with a mild soap before first wear. Wash in between uses. Lay flat to dry.
IMPORTANT: This item can not be returned or exchanged.
*Disclaimer: The mask should not be used (1) in any surgical setting or where significant exposure to liquid, bodily or other hazardous fluids, may be expected; (2) in a clinical setting where the infection risk level through inhalation exposure is high; or (3) in the presence of a high-intensity heat source or flammable gas. Glamshoppe, makes no warranties, either express or implied, that the mask prevents infection or the transmission of viruses or diseases.