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A textile  artist hand-stamps a cloth with the Adinkra symbol Denkyem, the African crocodile, which symbolizes adaptability.

africa details of adinkra printing; was originally only used as a mourning cloth, today it is also worn on other special occasions © boakye family, ntonso-ashanti, ghana

Adinkra symbols this page show a few of the stamp designs used in printing African adinkra textiles. Many of the designs have proverbs. The meanings of these symbols are posted in English. The stamp designs printed on cloth tell a story.

African symbols known as adinkra are ubiquitous in Ghana, a beautiful West African country on the Atlantic, situated between Cote d& and Togo. On cloth. African symbols known as adinkra are.


Gourd Stamps - Adinkra Adinkra symbols are found throughout Ghana and the Ivory Coast , beautiful West African countries on the Atlantic Ocean. These Asante (Ashanti) tribe symbols can be found everywhere on cloth and walls, in pottery and logos.

Anthony Boakye uses a comb to mark parallel lines on an adinkra cloth in Ntonso…

geddion: “ a—fri—ca: “ Adinkra symbols The Adinkra are visual symbols, originally created by the Ashanti of Ghana and the Gyaman of Cote d’Ivoire in West Africa, that represent concepts or aphorisms.

Sigils & Symbols:  Adinkra #Symbols from Ghana.

Adinkra Symbols from Ghana

African symbols known as adinkra are Ghana, a West Africa, Asante tribe symbols Adinkra symbols