Fully handmade Batakari
Neck Size: 11cm
Chest Size: 68cm
Completely handmade Batakari and Embroidery in Yellow, Black, White.
In Ghana this smock is popularly known as the Batakari or Fugu. In the Western world, known as a Dashiki and originates mainly in the Northern Region of Ghana. Traditionally it has been clothing worn by Royalty, particularly Kings and Queens from this region but was also the attire of Generals who led armies.
It has also been a trademark of spiritually gifted people whereby often, talismans or amulets are included on them for protection and has also been a symbol of high status and Authority in society! Its rich, varied history and use makes it an ideal item for any occasion today and in contemporary Ghana, is worn for just about any ceremony, based on its colours – from baptisms, to social functions to funerals!
Claim your unique one-off, hand-crafted piece now and step out in regal style today!