Antique Asafo framed flag from Ghana. Cotton appliqué embroidery mounted on Belgian linen backing. Chris Kirkegaard custom frame.
Asafo flags are created by the Fante people as visual representations of military organizations in Fante communities known as “Asafo.” Narrative and storytelling are common themes among the flags, giving visual representation to specific Ghanaian proverbs. The British Union Jack appears on flags created before Ghana gained its independence in 1957.
Dimensions: (overall) 54" W x 39" H x 2.75 D