The name "adinkira' comes from the Ashanti word for mourning or to part. All black adinkira is reserved for State funerals. Adinkira is printed by stamps cut out of calabash rinds.


  • Title: Adinkira
  • Creator: Ashanti Men
  • Manufacturer: Ashanti Tribe
  • Location Created: Ghana
  • Type: Ceremonial robe
  • Photographer: David Beatty
  • Original Source: African Heritage House
  • Rights: African Heritage House
  • Medium: Originally silk, nowadays of cotton or rayon

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