Yaw Tony - ASHANTI MOTIF SERIES III
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40 × 40 × 1 in
The beauty, rich silk cloth, art, architecture, the language of the Ashantee people.
…, a physician in the Danish service, who meditated a visit to Ashantee, writes, “ this mighty king has a piece of gold, like a charm, more than four men can carry… King, who was surrounded by a number of attendants, whose appearance bore evident signs of riches and authority: chains, stools, axes, swords, flutes, message-canes, &c. were either of solid gold or richly adorned with that metal: those dazzling appearances,…
Extracted from MISSION FROM CAPE COAST CASTLE TO ASHANTEE… BY T. EDWARD BOWDICH, ESQ.