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African Batik Painting on Calico of Queen and Her Retinue, "The Retinue"

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West African artisan Samuel Ashong's striking original batik painting on calico... more

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West African artisan Samuel Ashong's striking original batik painting on calico is titled "The Retinue." The scene depicts a queen in front, flanked by her retinue, the two women accompanying her. The painting's bold patterns and warm colors will make a lively addition to any room.

  • 0.29 kgs
  • 0.6 lbs
  • Mat: 51 cm W x 66 cm H
  • Mat: 20" W x 26" H
  • Artwork: 38.2 cm W x 55.5 cm H
  • Artwork: 15" W x 21.75" H

  • 100% cotton, cardboard mat
  • Arrives unframed
  • Signed by the artist
  • Mat included
  • Handcrafted batik art--colors and pattern placement will vary
  • Made in Ghana.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in West Africaicon info
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3

Verified Reviewer

10/23/2019

"Cant say enough."

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This is my second piece from Samuel and I love this one more than the first. Very gifted artist.

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02/11/2018

"Beautiful Batik"

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The art is beautiful and will be a great addition to our home. The packaging did protect the batik, but the matting is creased on one entire short end.

Purchased Item:

Fishing Canoes, Batik art

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Gift Occasion:
  • This was a gift for: Husband
  • Occasion: anniversary
From Brooklyn, New York, USA

Verified Reviewer

09/29/2017

"treasure from Africa"

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I made one African wall in my hallway. I have been to Africa many times, but I could not return with anything big...I love this picture of the women at the market in West Africa. It has modern and primitive elements as I see it, and it goes well with my other artifacts.

Purchased Item:

Queens of the Market, Handcrafted African Batik Cotton Wall Art

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Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

Samuel Ashong has received 6 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $300 and the most recent for $600. Proceeds were used to invest in the purchase of dyes and cotton for continued production.

 
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