Velvet Suit Flag by Kwamina Amoaku

£1,800.00

ASF207 – The Asafo Company commander, the supi, stands at the centre of this flag dressed in a flamboyant embroidered velvet outfit, accompanied by a soldier in very natty printed fabric shorts

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Description

The Asafo Company commander, the supi, stands at the centre of this flag dressed in a flamboyant embroidered velvet outfit, accompanied by a soldier in very natty printed fabric shorts, while a man sleeps at the left of the flag. Another fine and remarkable flag depiction with hand embroidered details by by the leading 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.  For No 6 Company, Anomabo. Dates from circa 1960s. In excellent condition.

Measurement: 63 inches x 37 ins, 160 cm x 93 cm

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