Four hand-glazed tiles in greens, oranges and reds, with contrasting matte and gloss glazes, using Adinkra symbols which mean (clockwise from top left) cooperation, timelessness, faithfulness and cleverness.

Adinkra Cornerstone, 2019

Leann E. Johnson

Ceramic tiles

12 x 12 x 0.375 inches

Keywords: green, red, orange, Adinkra, tile, meaning, cooperation, faithfulness, West African


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