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Batik art, "Business as Usual"

bySamuel Ashong: icon star icon star icon star icon star icon star (3)
"In Ghana we continue to have traditional ways of doing business, which are... more

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"In Ghana we continue to have traditional ways of doing business, which are very effective and mainly done by women. They carry their wares on their heads, trays of fruits and foods, which they sell on the street or from door to door. They play a serious role in the development of Africa yet credit is not given to them, so this is my way of honoring them," explains Samuel Ashong. He masters batik techniques to portray six women carrying trays filled with fruits and food. Arrives with a manila card paper mat board.

  • 0.32 kgs
  • 0.7 lbs
  • Mat: 66 cm W x 53 cm H
  • Mat: 26" W x 20.75" H
  • Artwork: 53 cm W x 38 cm H
  • Artwork: 20.75" W x 15" H

  • Batik on cotton
  • Signed by the artist
  • Mat included
  • 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.

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Fishing Canoes, Batik art

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

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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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