Artist Fante, African
  • Asafo Flag
Date early 20th century
Medium Silk, hand-stitched and embroidered
Dimensions Overall: 43 × 71 inches (109.2 × 180.3 cm)
Credit Line Museum Purchase, Janis and William Wetsman Foundation Fund
Accession Number 2008.432
Department Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas
Not On View
Albert Nuamah (Detroit, Michigan, USA);
2008-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. 68 (fig. 3.20).