Deceitful Man Proverb Flag

£1,100.00

ASF217 – “If a deceitful man tells you to climb a tree with no branches, tell him to climb first. If he finds a seat there, then you too will follow.” Warns viewers to be suspicious of rival companies and their boasts. The Asafo officer here wears a rather splendid flower print outfit.

 

 

 

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“If a deceitful man tells you to climb a tree with no branches, tell him to climb first. If he finds a seat there, then you too will follow.” Warns viewers to be suspicious of rival companies and their boasts. The Asafo officer here wears a rather splendid flower print outfit.¬† Flag made around 1970 by the prolific and long lived master flagmaker of the Anomabo workshop, Kwamina Amoaku (1895-1985) –¬† See Forni & Ross, Art, Honor, and Ridicule¬†(2017:61-62) for a discussion of this significant figure and the Anomabo workshop with which he was associated. Neat hand embroidered details and borders on the figures. The flimsy fabric used for the man climbing the tree has worn away in places, otherwise good condition.

Measurement: 59 inches x 36 ins, 150 cm x 91 cm

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