adinkara, dinkra

Orange and black Adinkra cloth with block printed comb design. Has the symbol Bi-nka-bi - ‘I offend no one without a cause’ and means Bite not one another. Avoid conflicts; symbol of unity.

Adinkra Symbolism. A.Glover. Horniman Lib 5PA 677.8(677)GLO
Symbols of Africa. - Heike Owusu. Sterling Publishing. ISBN 0 8069 2871 9

VIDEOS AND PHOTOGRAPHS: Photo of Adinkra cloth laid out to dry. See Around Africa talk resoures.

RELATED OBJECTS: Adinkra gourd stamps on display HOB 27a. Also in Life of a Gourd Discovery Box.
Cotton Bolls and Drop Spindles used in cotton cloth production. HOB 27? (not sure of display shelf)

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