Adinkra cloth (Akwesiada-Sunday adinkra)

Adinkra cloth (Akwesiada-Sunday adinkra)
Adinkra cloth (Akwesiada-Sunday adinkra)
Date:
early 20th century
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Imported Cotton Cloth, Rayon, And Badie Dye
Dimensions:
340.4 x 231.1 cm (134 x 91 in.)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Africa
Culture/People:
Asante
Accession Number:
1980.58.1
Acquisition Date:
1980-12-02
Credit Line:

Gift of Klaus and Ellen Werner

Adinkra cloth is made for festivals (white) and funerals (red). Printed with a calabash stamp, ink made from the bark of Badee tree mixed with iron slag, finely ground with a bamboo comb. The edges are embrodiered by men.

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