Gye Nyame

Gye Nyame Adinkra Symbol African Threadwork Art

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SKU: 254687
This handcrafted work of threadwork art from Ernestina Oppong Asante features the adinkra symbol gye nyame, which symbolizes the omnipotence and immortality of God. Adinkra symbols are visual symbols that were introduced by the Akan peoples; they usually represent proverbs or concepts. She applies one thread at a time with diligent care for detail as she works with a palette that includes red, green, yellow and black on an ecru background.
  • Cotton thread on card stock
  • 0.18 lbs
  • 8.3 inches W x 12.3 inches H
  • Made in Ghana

Meet the Artist

Ernestina Oppong Asante