ADK081 – Superb white background adinkra women’s cloth from the Asante people of Ghana, with an exception Adinkra is the only African cloth printing tradition of pre-Colonial origin. It is one of the prestigious royal crafts produced in villages around the Asante capital Kumase, in this case being almost entirely confined to the village of Ntonso and the Kumase district of Asokwa. Adinkra involves the printing of designs in a black dye made from the bark of certain trees, using stamps carved from sections of calabash. al variety of hand stamped motifs and a clear well executed design. In excellent condition, dates from 1930-50.
Measures 68 ins x 49ins, 172 cm x 125 cm.
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