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Adinkra Cloth Production in Retrospect

Abstract

Evolving and reconnoitering new ways for Adinkra cloth production is fast dominating the Ghanaian traditional textile landscape and catching the attention of prominent personalities in Asante kingdom. The growing disposition to this emerging trend of Adinkra production gives a new fashionable outlook to chieftaincy. The study discusses current drifts from calabash relief-stamped Adinkra prints to screen prints through to bold sketched machine design embroidered Adinkra cloth production. It employs a developmental study of descriptive research to consider the existing status of singularities to the new changes that has taken place since the introduction of the machined embroidered Adinkra cloth.

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