Maker Akan, African
  • Adinkra
Date early 20th century
Medium cotton fabric, vegetable dye, and colored threads
Dimensions Overall: 132 × 89 inches (3 m 35.3 cm × 226.1 cm)
Credit Line Museum Purchase with funds from Friends of African and African-American Art
Accession Number 2005.30
Department Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas
Not On View
Oumar Doucoure;
2005-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Quarcoopome, Nii. “Akan Ceremonial Cloths, Costumes, and Flags,” Bulletin of the DIA 91, 1/4 (2017): p. 62 (fig. 3.13).