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Product ID: 361318

Handcrafted African Threadwork Wall Art of Village Scene, "Village Scene"

byErnestina Oppong Asante: icon star icon star icon star icon star icon star (20)
This work of threadwork art from Ernestina Oppong Asante depicts a woman headed... more

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This work of threadwork art from Ernestina Oppong Asante depicts a woman headed back to her village after a busy day. She carries a baby on her back and holds another child by the hand while balancing a bowl on her head. The artisan applies one thread at a time with diligent care for detail as she works with a palette that includes tan, brown, orange, green, red, blue, yellow, and black on an ecru background.

  • 60 grams
  • 0.1 lbs
  • 21 cm W x 31 cm H
  • 8.25" W x 12.25" H

  • Cotton thread on card stock
  • Arrives unframed
  • Signed by the artist
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Made in Ghana.
  • Ships fast from USA.
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Total reviews

20

Verified Reviewer

10/28/2019

"This is used at my NonProfit -African Djembe.org"

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We at the AfricanDjembe.org love and cherish this product used as one of the first to teach our children of African and Indigenous descent about the history of African Drums. Founder & CEO Safiyyah R. Muhammad african djembe.org@gmail.com

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Verified Reviewer

10/16/2019

"Highest quality, unique, very functional"

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I ADORE this chair. I use it as my resting chair in my living room (Im tiny), yet also put it out in the garden during the summer (tho I would not leave it out in the sun or rain, of course) . Dont leave this beauty in your cart or someone will get it. Someone spent a great deal of time carefully carving and polishing this and it shows!! PLEASE, PLEASE make an adult version of this chair. I would certainly buy it.

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10/10/2019

"This will make a fine addition to my sons collect"

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A finely made mask of sense wood. Beautifully painted and a lovely addition to my sons collection.

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Verified Reviewer

06/08/2019

"Adinkra I Wall Art"

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The adinkra threadwork picture is beautiful with brilliant colors. The threading is flawless.

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04/24/2019

"Cherished heirlooms"

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Beautiful mask, very different looks great with my other masks

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Verified Reviewer

04/17/2019

"Stunning Piece Of Art"

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I am completely impressed by this drum as it is beautifully hand Crafted and perfect in every way! Each and every part of it is made with excellent materials. And the artist here is exceptional in what they do!! #novica

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Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

Ernestina supports and provides for her grandchildren's education.

Ernestina Oppong Asante has received 9 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $1600 and the most recent for $800. Proceeds were used to invest in the purchase of wood and paints, as well as leather for the drums.

This artist uses traditional techniques handed down through the generations and/or creates culturally significant items, helping keep these traditions alive.

The Women's Empowerment badge is awarded to female artisans or artisan groups that are led by women.

Every purchase from this artist has a profound impact on their livelihood and income.

 
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