A collection of traditional visual symbols of the Asante tribe (northern Ghana, Africa). Initially printed onto traditional mourning cloths of black or russet woven cotton fabrics, to denote key characteristics of the deceased, these symbols carry philosophical meanings and abstract representations of the natural world that are now more widely used and appropriated by Western African cultures and internationally.

Also the name of cloth bearing Adinkra print. Where these were once hand printed with stamps made out of cassava tuber, they are now made of calabash rinds, or even mechanically printed.

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