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Vintage Asafo Flag in Orange Appliqué Patterns by the Fante People, Ghana 1970's

US$2,176.58

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Ghana, 1970's Asafo flag in cotton applique patterns. Fante People. Asafo Flags are created by the Fante People of Ghana. The flags are visual representations of military organisations in Fante communities known as “Asafo”. The communities each have their own flag, name and number. The primary role of the “Asafo” and their flags was to exert power, political influence and maintain codes of conduct within Fante communities. Measures: H 92 x W 155 cm.

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  • Dimensions
    Height: 36.23 in. (92 cm)Width: 61.03 in. (155 cm)Depth: 0.2 in. (5 mm)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    1970s
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location
    Copenhagen K, DK
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU1011224149212

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    Ships From: Copenhagen K, Denmark
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