12 Things You Didn’t Know About Akwete Cloth

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Written by Julia Austin
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When it became popular

Akwete cloth became popular when the nearby region of Abia State became popular for palm oil and kernel trade. The people of Igboland began trading Akwete cloth for all sorts of products with people of other cultures, and the cloth’s fame spread.

Source: Rovinginsight.org