Asafo Blue Ground Militia Flag

 

11294. Asafo Blue Ground Militia Flag

Fante people, Ghana.

Hand sewn cotton textile with appliquéd figures and hand embroidered details with identical images on both sides of the flag. This flag shows members of a No. 2 Company cooperating in moving a load. Stocking caps they are wearing, part of the regalia of some Asafo Companies, are rarely seen on flags. The canton is inspired by the British Union Jack. Size 38 inches H. x 66 inches W. See -Emblems of Power- Asafo Flags from Ghana- by Mary S. and Paul P. Rosen 2014.

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