Thursday, May 28, 2015

A coffin should be a reflection of the life of the person inside it - Taiye Selasi #QotD

IMG_20150526_135357035Ga people believe that a coffin should be a reflection of the life of the person inside it. So a fisherman’s coffin might be shaped like a fish or a carpenter’s shaped like a hammer, I guess, or a woman who likes shoes, in the shape of a shoe.

Ghana Must Go by Taiye Selasi

The image at the right is from the Kane Kwei Coffin factory to the east of Accra.

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