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Asafo Flag, early 20th century

  • Fante, African

Cotton fabric

  • Overall: 68 1/4 × 34 inches (173.4 × 86.4 cm)

Gift of Dr. Nii O. Quarcoopome

2002.190

On View

  • African N1AA

Department

Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas

Dr. Nii O. Quarcoopome (Farmington Hills, Michigan, USA)

2003-present, gift to 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. 69 (fig. 3.23).

Fante, African, Asafo Flag, early 20th century, cotton fabric. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Dr. Nii O. Quarcoopome, 2002.190.