Artist Asante, African
  • Kontomponi Tama (Liar's Cloth)
Date late 19th or early 20th century
Medium cotton
Dimensions Overall: 120 × 80 inches (304.8 × 203.2 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, with funds from the Friends of African and African American Art
Accession Number 1998.61
Department Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas
Not On View
Dr. Nii O. Quarcoopome (Farmington Hills, Michigan, USA);
1998-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. 58 (fig. 3.7).