cover image: Gagnoa - 10e anniversaire de l’indépendance


Gagnoa - 10e anniversaire de l’indépendance

Gagnoa - celebration of Ivory Coast’s 10th year of independence

This vibrant fabric commemorates the 10th anniversary of Ivory Coast’s independence and the celebration in Gagnoa. The pattern features the black and white portraits of Félix Houphouët-Boigny, first president of Ivory Coast, and his wife Marie-Thérèse Houphouët-Boigny, between which there are two crossing ivory tusks. The portraits are shown on an intricate background that displays various scenes featuring people involved in daily activities surrounding agriculture, food preparation, and friendly discussion. A large tree features prominently in the forefront of these village scenes. Text: Gagnoa Text (French): 10e anniversaire de l’indépendance English translation: 10th anniversary of independence Text : Ato Houphouet-Boigny, Ake drekou godo godo; Lago a Pame gnou
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Description of object
Cotton ; 3.75 feet by 2.1 feet
Format of Original
Three dimensional object
Published in
Côte d'Ivoire
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