MAKENZI KANGA

This is the fourth kanga without words that I am posting. It is made by Nida Textiles and I purchased it here in Moshi. Around here, this design is called “Makenzi” and is a popular one right now. There are many kitenge that share a similar style and many shirts and dresses too. The original name for this style is “dashiki” (thanks to a reader comment below!) which you can read more about on Wikipedia and the Africa Imports website.

This kanga was purchased in Moshi, Tanzania in 2014.

This kanga was purchased in Moshi, Tanzania in 2014.

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A close up from the middle of the kanga

UPDATE September 2015 – see the Makenzi Madness page for more colors!

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