Artist Fante, African
  • Asafo Flag
Date early 20th century
Medium Cotton and appliqued felt
Dimensions Overall: 66 × 50 inches (167.6 × 127 cm)
Credit Line Museum Purchase, Edna Burian Skelton Fund, funds from the Hudson Foundation, Nettie Seabrooks and Edgar A. V. Jacobsen Acquisition Fund
Accession Number 2011.31
Department Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas
On View African N1AA, Level 1 (see map)
Albert Nuamah (Detroit, Michigan, USA);
2011-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. 71 (fig. 3.25).