Adinkra Symbol Cotton Batik Wall Hanging, "Sankofa"
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West African adinkra symbols typically represent common idioms or wisdom. This one-of-a-kind cotton wall hanging features sankofa, an adinkra symbol of a bird grabbing an egg off its back. It symbolizes the proverb "go back and get it", meaning that one should go back to their roots. is the work of Gladys Ayorkor Ayi, who uses time-honored batik techniques to create the artwork. Designs are painted on fabric with wax, and then the fabric is dyed to achieve the desired pattern. These steps may be repeated with different colors until the scene is complete.
- 83 grams
- 0.2 lbs
- 83 cm L x 53 cm W
- 32.5" L x 20.75" W