This colorful African wall art, adinkra wall art, is a great way to add to your home or office décor. It also makes a great gift, whether it is for housewarming, birthday, graduation, or any other occasion.
Adinkra symbols are widespread throughout Ghana. They are representations of beliefs and ideals held by the Asante (also known as Ashanti) people of Ghana. These symbols have historical and philosophical significance and were originally printed on cloth which Asante royals wore on important occasions. Since its origins of appearing on cloth, adinkra symbols are now often seen on sculptures, buildings, and furniture, among others. Each symbol represents a unique value and is used in giving advice and imparting morals.
Literal Meaning: What I hear, I keep
Symbolic Meaning: Wisdom, Knowledge and Prudence
The implied meaning of the phrase “mate masie” is “I understand”. Understanding means wisdom and knowledge, but it also represents the prudence of taking into consideration what another person has said.
This listing is for a DIGITAL DOWNLOAD ONLY. No physical product will be shipped.
After purchasing this print, you will immediately receive the download link. You may then print it on your printer or have it printed at your local print shop, and then place it in a frame.
You will receive the following high resolution (300 DPI) JPG files in a zipped format:
Color print sizes in inches: 8×10, 11×14, 16×20
This print can be customized if you would like to have it in a different size or a different color or color scheme to match your decor. Just send us a message and let us know.