12 Things You Didn’t Know About Akwete Cloth
There are four main patterns
The four main patterns in Akwete cloth include:
– Etirieti, which is rather plain and made up of mostly stripes and squares.
– Akpukpa, which is very vibrant and the pattern purchased most often by outside cultures.
– Ahia, a rather complex design that is controlled by the number of heddles (a cord or wire that the thread passes through).
– Ogbanaonweya, an intricate pattern used most by the Akwete community itself.