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Original African Threadwork Artwork of Young Girl, "Ama III"

Ama drinks water from a huge bowl, her skirt and earrings flapping with the... more

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Ama drinks water from a huge bowl, her skirt and earrings flapping with the wind. Ama is a sweet Akan girl whose name means "one born on a Saturday". Ernestina Oppong Asante surrounds the child with more bowls and pots in this endearing threadwork composition. She applies one thread at a time with diligent care for detail as she works with a palette that includes yellow, brown, dark brown, green, black, orange, and blue.

  • 60 grams
  • 0.1 lbs
  • 21 cm W x 31 cm H
  • 8.25" W x 12.25" H

  • Cotton thread on card stock
  • Arrives unframed
  • Signed by the artist
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Free Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Premium Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Made in Ghana.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in West Africa
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Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

Ernestina supports and provides for her grandchildren's education.

Ernestina Oppong Asante has received 9 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $1600 and the most recent for $800. Proceeds were used to invest in the purchase of wood and paints, as well as leather for the drums.

This artist uses traditional techniques handed down through the generations and/or creates culturally significant items, helping keep these traditions alive.

The Women's Empowerment badge is awarded to female artisans or artisan groups that are led by women.

Every purchase from this artist has a profound impact on their livelihood and income.

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27 Testimonials for Ernestina Oppong Asante

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BflyBfreeBme

Garland, Texas

This chair is so beautiful. Love, Love, Love. I will shop again. Thank you so much
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Terese

Received the beautiful ""Botanical Beat"" Djembe on time. Is is so beautiful in details - great Master Piece of art from you. In addition, it sounds so great. I took it to a drum circle and everyone wanted to touch it and to play with it. All in all, thank you, Ms Asante, for making this awesome Djembe. Tony. WI. USA. 5/2015
 
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