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Adinkra Talking Drum - Fine Art Large Print African Symbol

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Treat yourself and your home to these new rich cultural offerings from Yvette Michele. These large 24" x 36" fine art prints are a modern, minimalist way to enhance your decor with the adornment from the Akan.

The adinkra symbols represent popular proverbs and maxims, record historical events, express particular attitudes or behavior related to depicted figures, or concepts uniquely related to abstract shapes. Originating in Ghana from the Akan.

Title - Talking Drum

The talking drum is a communication device common to many tribes across West Africa. It´s beaten to relay a local language and covey a message to people within the community. For the Akan people in the Asante land of Ghana, the symbol of the talking drum is poetic excellence and goodwill.

My first in this body of work is the Adinkra Series


  • 24 x 36" Belgian Linen - White Finish
    • Thick Stretched & Mounted
    • White Archival Backing & Wire Hanger

Archival certified, Belgian Linen™ is a  textile which is woven in Belgium by members of the Masters of Linen Club. It has be prized for thousands of years for the high quality, softness, and durability it offers. It naturally has a rich color absorption and is lint-free and hypoallergenic. This is why Belgian Linen™ is widely known as the world's finest linen available.

The canvas print will be mounted over 1.5 inch thick (depth) stretcher bars. These prints are meant to be hung unframed or inserted into a canvas floater frame. The sides of the mounted canvas is white.

Made in the USA

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