The Asante, an Akan people of southern Ghana, are renowned for communicating status, wealth, and power through displays of golden ornament and elaborately woven cloth. This opulence, combined with the symbolic richness of Akan regalia in general, ...
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Three Fante women from the early British colonial period with elaborate hairstyles. The standing woman has a beautiful dress and wrapper of adinkra cloth stamped with swastikas. This symbol is found on Akan (Fante, Asante, Bron, etc) metal workings such as goldweights and as an adinkra symbol as shown here. This image is from The Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives at the National Museum of African Art sirismm.si.edu/siris/eepatop.htm
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