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Blue & Orange Smock (Sleeveless)

130.00260.00

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A Ghanaian smock is a plaid shirt that is similar to the dashiki, worn by men in Ghana.
The smock is made of hand-loomed strips popularly called Strip Cloths. They are made of a mixture of a dyed and undyed cotton loom and are originally from the northern part of Ghana and other parts of West Africa. The strips are sewn together by hand or machine giving the smock a plaid appearance. Most smocks have embroidery on the neckline. It can be worn with a kufi cap. However, chiefs in Ghana wear the smock with a red fez hat.

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A Ghanaian smock is a plaid shirt that is similar to the dashiki, worn by men in Ghana. There are also female versions of it. The smock is also called Bun-nwↃ or Bana by Mamprusis, fugu, or a batakari in the northern region, dansika in Frafra, fugu, or Banaa in Kusaal both in the upper east region. It is worn by kings in the three northern regions but is now popular across Ghana. The smock originated in the northern region of Ghana, see external links for photos. The smock is not unlike the national attire of Burkina Faso known as faso dan fadi.

The smock and Kente cloth are the national dress of Ghana. Kente cloth originated in the southern region of Ghana.

The smock is made of hand-loomed strips popularly called Strip Cloths. They are made of a mixture of a dyed and undyed cotton loom and are originally from the northern part of Ghana and other parts of West Africa. The strips are sewn together by hand or machine giving the smock a plaid appearance. Most smocks have embroidery on the neckline. It can be worn with a kufi cap. However, chiefs in Ghana wear the smock with a red fez hat.

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Blue & Orange Smock (Sleeveless)

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