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Utility & Creativity Coexist
Decorative combs are used by Akan women to groom and style their hair, adorn already plaited coiffure, and to pay respects to passing men.
Boliw figures are believed to be supernatural judges that preside over Bamana community disputes. They are also believed to bring prosperity to a community; ensuring fruitful harvests and increasing the fertility of the land and its women.
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Keep Us From Evil
Akan warriors use batakari tunics to protect themselves during warfare. They are also worn by diviners and spiritual healers to advertise their trade and to protect themselves against evil forces.
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