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Re: Adinkra

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brenda jones (cfifly)
Mon, 13 Apr 1998 16:53:40 -0500


Louise wrote:
>
> According to Jo Schuman in "Art from Many Hands", Adinkra cloth is printed
> with symbols using brown paint (which was originally made from rusted
> iron). The cloth is worn to funerals as a way of saying good bye.
>
> Somehow printing in colorful paints to make place mats doesn't make it for
> me or multiculturalism.
>
> Sincerely, Louise

I agree with Louise. You are right. We should, I believe, think about
the total context of art works and how we present them.