Adinkra textiles from Ghana

Adinkra are traditional symbols used in textiles and pottery from the Ashanti people of Ghana Adinkra means Goodbye, and Adinkra cloths were once mainly worn at funerals. Nowadays Adinkra symbols are widely seen on jewellery, banknotes, furnishings and clothes. Each symbol represents a value. This box contains a wide selection of Adinkra cloths and printing blocks. The photos below show a small selection of the blocks and cloths included.

In The Box