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Asafo Flag (Frankaa)

Artist/Maker: Fante people (Ghana)

Date: 20th century
Medium: cotton and dye
Dimensions:
Overall: 37 x 57 3/4 in. (94 x 146.7 cm)
Classification: Information Forms
Credit Line: Gift of Dr. Marcilene Wittmer
Terms
Object number: 2006.32.2
DescriptionThe flag's motto, stitched in applique, reads "ISI FITA NA MBOGYA WO ASI." The translation is, "When you was something white you will still find some blood stains on it."
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