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Threadwork, "Escape"

byRandy Abeka Abbam: icon star icon star icon star icon star icon star (1)
Wrought in brilliant red, the Atiko Gyawu symbol swirls in exquisite symmetry.... more

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Wrought in brilliant red, the Atiko Gyawu symbol swirls in exquisite symmetry. It is said to be inspired by the shaved head of Gyawu, a Bantama king of the Ashanti people who escaped imprisonment. Atiko refers to the back of the monarch's head. It is a symbol of high social standing. Randy Abeka Abbam creates the bright image by patiently gluing cotton thread to a card stock base. Ghanaian Adinkra symbols such as this one represent popular sayings.

Cotton thread on card stock, the work arrives in a frame of tweneboa wood.

  • 0.40 kgs
  • 0.9 lbs
  • 33 cm H x 44.5 cm W x 1.5 cm D
  • 13" H x 17.5" W x 0.6" D
  • Threadwork: 40 cm W x 28.5 cm H
  • Threadwork: 15.75" W x 11.25" H

  • Cotton thread on card stock
  • Arrives framed
  • Signed by the artist
  • Made in Ghana.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in West Africaicon info
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10/03/2019

"So beautiful!"

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Colors are vibrant and great workmanship. Very pleased.

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Randy Abeka Abbam has received 3 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $100 and the most recent for $200. Proceeds were used to purchase larger quantities of yarn and frames.

 
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