Price of Hollandaise Cloth in Ghana

Hollandaise cloth, also known as Dutch wax print, originated from Indonesia, and gained popularity in Africa through trade with Dutch merchants in the 1800s. It is a type of cotton fabric that is printed with wax, then dyed in bold colors.

Hollandaise cloth in Ghana is often worn as traditional dress for weddings, funerals, and other important events. It is popular for men’s clothing.  Mostly as shirt or as suit.

Hollandaise cloth is in abundance among Ghanaians, and has also gained recognition worldwide, which has helped to increase its visibility and demand, making it more accessible to Ghanaians and Africans across the continent.

Price of Hollandaise Cloth in Ghana


Price of Hollandaise Cloth ranges from around GHS 60 to over GHS 200 per yard, depending on the quality, production method, and demand for the fabric.

It is important to remember that, Hollandaise Cloth is a luxury fabric that is often used in high-end fashion designs and special occasions.

Factors that affect the price of Hollandaise Cloth in Ghana

1. Quality of the Fabric

High-quality Hollandaise Cloth is made from 100% cotton and is tightly woven, which makes it durable and long-lasting.

A higher quality fabric is more expensive, but will last longer, making it a worthwhile investment for those who wear traditional clothing on a regular basis.

2. Design and Pattern

Hollandaise cloth designs are more complicated and require more time and skill to produce, which can drive up the cost.

Fabrics with unique and rare patterns may also command a higher price. Fabrics with simpler designs or patterns may be more affordable.

3. Brand Name

Some brands are known for producing high-quality fabrics, which can justify a higher price. Lesser-known brands may offer similar quality fabrics at a lower price.

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5. Availability

If a particular fabric is in high demand but low supply, the price may be driven up due to rarity. If a certain fabric becomes popular due to a celebrity or influencer wearing it, the price may also increase due to higher demand.

6. Location

Fabrics sold in high-end boutiques or specialty stores may have a higher price tag compared to fabrics sold in local markets. Fabrics sold in urban areas may be more expensive compared to fabrics sold in rural areas.


Some Ghanaians believes the high prices of hollandaise cloth is due to its quality and durability. Others also believe the high price is because of market demand and supply.

Regardless of the reasons, it is important to note that the high price is a major reasons why many individuals can’t purchase, and efforts should be made to ensure that affordable options are also available for hollandaise cloth.

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