Celebrate African heritage with this kente print long-sleeved romper. Allover kente print in browns, golds, greens, reds, and black. Long sleeves with bell at wrists. Snaps at crotch for easy diaper changes. Stretchy neckline can be worn on or off the shoulder. Comes with matching headband.
Kente prints mimic the intricate woven patterns of traditional kente cloth worn by Ashanti nobles in Ghana and the Ivory Coast in West Africa. The tradition of kente was developed in the 1600s and is based on Akan weaving techniques that go back the the 11th century. Traditional kente is woven from silk, cotton, or rayon on a wooden frames and is still highly valued today and worn on formal occasions by high ranking members of society.