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A Cloth to Wear: Value Embodied in Ghanaian Textiles

African clothing is the traditional clothing worn by the peoples of Africa. African clothing and fashion is a diverse topic that is able to provide a look into different African cultures. Clothing varies from brightly colored textiles, to abstractly embroidered robes, to colorful beaded bracelets and necklaces. Since Africa is such a large and diverse continent, traditional clothing differs throughout each country. Urban societies typically are exposed more to trade and the changing world, while it takes more time for new western trends to get to rural areas. European influence is commonly found in African fashion as well.


A Dissertation submitted to the School of Graduate Studies, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the degree of. I hereby declare that this submission is my own work towards the award of PhD and that, to the best of my knowledge, it contains no material previously published by another person nor material which has been accepted for the award of any other degree of the University, except where due acknowledgement has been made in the text. Thanks to the personalities that assisted the researcher through interviews and questionnaire, such as heads of institutions of learning, heads of private and public establishments in line with the clothing and fashion industries, traditional and other religious leaders. Notable among them are cultural officers such as Mr. My uttermost gratitude goes to my Supervisor, Dr. Osei O.

A lot has been going on in the Ghanaian fashion industry. Ghanaian fashion has grown from baggy jeans and oversized T-shirts in the 90s to the current fancy styles today. Fashion has seen a lot of changes over the years with men, women and children finding new styles for every season. Sometimes it is important to know how far this industry has come to truly appreciate the input of designers and other industry players. When you rock in your favorite attire remember that Fashion has come a long way especially in Ghana.

Ghanaian cultural values. Keywords. Ghanaian cultural values; Clothing and culture; Cultural. communication; Fashion.

Folk costume

Value Construction in the Creative Economy pp Cite as. Drawing on the case study of Ghanaian Kente cloth, economic and social-cultural value is framed as a socially constructed phenomenon. Prices of such goods provide an indicator of community value, whilst belief in the value of an artistic work is a reflection of the production and consumption of that artwork. As such, the chapter demonstrates how cultural value as a concept is multiple and fluid. In analysing the manifold and shifting cultural values of Kente, through time and space, particular attention is given to the complex intertwining of social, historical and aesthetic values imbued in the materiality of the Kente cloth.

Traditional institutions in Ghana present themselves with Clothes that are symbolic and portray the culture values and heritages of the country. However, there is concern as to what extent modern influences through clothes can be embraced within the cultural and traditional setting of systems that are mandated to hold fast to these indigenous beliefs and practices. The study was designed to find out, the extent to which modernity influence clothing lives of Ghanaians within the very core of tradition and what the impacts on the sustenance of traditional costumes are. Cluster sampling techniques was used exclusively with descriptive approach to collect data among six ethnic settings in Ghana. The result emphasized that, African clothes are symbolic and are not just for their aesthetic purposes.

A folk costume also regional costume , national costume , traditional garment, or traditional regalia expresses an identity through costume , which is usually associated with a geographic area or a period of time in history. It can also indicate social, marital or religious status. If the costume is used to represent the culture or identity of a specific ethnic group , it is usually known as ethnic costume also ethnic dress , ethnic wear , ethnic clothing , traditional ethnic wear or traditional ethnic garment. Such costumes often come in two forms: one for everyday occasions, the other for traditional festivals and formal wear. Following the outbreak of romantic nationalism , the peasantry of Europe came to serve as models for all that appeared genuine and desirable.

Clothing in Africa

Bernard Edem Dzramedo

Clothing and Fashion in Ghanaian Culture

Он был известен среди сотрудников, он пользовался репутацией патриота и идеалиста… честного человека в мире, сотканном из лжи. За годы, прошедшие после появления в АНБ Сьюзан, Стратмор поднялся с поста начальника Отдела развития криптографии до второй по важности позиции во всем агентстве. Теперь только один человек в АНБ был по должности выше коммандера Стратмора - директор Лиланд Фонтейн, мифический правитель Дворца головоломок, которого никто никогда не видел, лишь изредка слышал, но перед которым все дрожали от страха. Он редко встречался со Стратмором с глазу на глаз, но когда такое случалось, это можно было сравнить с битвой титанов. Фонтейн был гигантом из гигантов, но Стратмора это как будто не касалось. Он отстаивал перед директором свои идеи со спокойствием невозмутимого боксера-профессионала.

 Quiere Vd. Algo? - настаивал бармен.  - Fino. Jerez.

Беккер не раздумывая просунул ногу в щель и открыл дверь. Но сразу же об этом пожалел. Глаза немца расширились.

 Если только Стратмор не придумал что-то особенное и не обошел мои фильтры. Повисла тягостная тишина. Когда Мидж заговорила, ее голос был мрачным: - Стратмор мог обойти фильтры. Джабба снова вздохнул. - Это была шутка, Мидж.

 Спасибо, шеф. Голос шефа из смешливого вдруг стал жестким: - Сьюзан, я звоню потому, что ты нужна мне. Срочно.

 Выключите, - приказал .

Им необходим ключ, который хранится у Хейла. Необходим прямо. Она встала, но ноги ее не слушались. Надо было ударить Хейла посильнее. Она посмотрела на беретту и внезапно почувствовала тошноту.

Чего вы хотите. - Я из отдела испанской полиции по надзору за иностранными туристами. В вашем номере проститутка. Немец нервно посмотрел на дверь в ванную. Он явно колебался.

Тупик. Стоя возле креста, он слушал, как приближаются шаги Халохота, смотрел на распятие и проклинал судьбу. Слева послышался звон разбитого стекла.

1 Response
  1. Belisaria N.

    Ghanaian fashion and the youth are being influenced by foreign factors Local print sewn in Western garment style Source: Field Survey ()-Sample fusion of culture becomes the order of the day, which includes the.

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