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Worgaba (Corn Energy)

African, Ghana (Ewe peoples)
about 2004
Designed by Gilbert Bobbo Ahiagble (Ghanaian (Ewe)), Woven by Kokunvi Amegayi (Ghanaian, born about 1960)

Object Place: Ghana


Overall: 236.2 x 146.1 cm (93 x 57 1/2 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave with supplementary continuous patterning wefts; strips machine stitched (strip woven)

Not On View


Africa and Oceania, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts




Purchased from Bobbo Ahiagble, Craft Institute of Kente Weaving, Denu, Ghana by the MFA, February 23, 2005

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by Jeremy and Hanne Grantham