- Museum number
Group of eighteen Adinkra cloth stamps, made of carved piece of gourd mounted on wooden sticks gathered together at opposite end and tied with string. Patterns include: a) cross (called MMUSUYIDEE); b) five circles (called MPUANNUM); c) star; d) stool with flat top and two legs; e) hair comb (called DUAFE); f) crescent moon; g) butterfly (called HYE WON HYE); h) four-leaf flower with square inside; i) five circles, stained black (called MPUANNUM); j) four-petal flower; k) hollow cross, stained black; l) circle and triangle; m) two arrows opposing two diamonds, stained red; n) hollow cross; o) heart with cross cut out of centre; p) heart (called AKOMA); q) jagged-sided square, stained black; r) cross stained black (called MMUSUYIDEE).
- Production date
Height: 12 centimetres (largest dimensions)
Length: 6.30 centimetres (largest dimensions)
Thickness: 1 centimetres (largest dimensions)
- Curator's comments
- Originally recorded as nineteen items on EO3 data entry form in 1982, apparently in error - only eighteen found. (AMD,1998).
- Not on display
- Stamp d) ends of legs broken off.
- Acquisition date
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number