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Kikoys From Kenya

Kikoys From Kenya

A kikoy (or kikoi) is a large cloth heavier than a khanga, but worn in a similar fashion. Normally, Similar cloths are worn much the same way throughout Africa. One such cloth is called a khanga.    

What Is A Khanga?

What Is A Khanga?

A khanga is a brightly colored piece of cloth that many East African women wear. Many wear khangas over their skirts while working in the fields to keep the dust of their skirts. Khangas are also worn as head wraps.…