It might come as a shock and disappointing to you but the origin of Ankara is not African based but it was adopted by the Africans.
Their are different and various types of the
African fabric which includes Dutch wax Print, Real English Wax, Veritable Java Prints and many more.The question of how these prints got to Africa are numerous. Some are of the opinion that Dutch freighters on their way to Indonesia from Europe dropped this amazing textile at different African ports. It found more market in the Gold Coast ( Ghana) and from their spread to West Africa. The question if Ankara can be called African has been disputed and a more concrete answer is yet to be given
Their exists various types of Ankara styles and design and more inspirational designs to come. Picking an style has been known to be a difficult decisions as you want to be sure you make use of the best style with your fabric. Below are some Ankara fabric Styles:
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