Asantewa takes statement piece to another level. The traditional apron/bib design illuminates pride in the African aesthetic. Intricate beadwork is demonstrated throughout this piece.
Yaa Asantewa was the queen mother of Ejisu in the Ashanti Empire – now part of modern-day Ghana. In 1900, she led the Ashanti war known as the War of the Golden Stool, also known as the Yaa Asantewaa war, against British colonials.