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Filigree and Flame Tee
The Filigree and Flame tee is named for the Rita Dove poem entitled “Testimonial”. The photograph in this design was taken by Sierra Leonean photographer Alphonso Lisk-Carew who dedicated his life to documenting the cultural history of his peoples. Originally captioned “Bondu Girls, Sierra Leone”, Lisk-Carew Brothers, circa 1905.
100% pre-shrunk cotton
Relaxed, unisex fit
Ships in 2-3 business days
About the Ancestor Collection
The Ancestor Collection is Denisio Truitt’s latest work that seeks to recontextualize elements of her West-African heritage thru the vehicle of contemporary fashion. This exploration is evident in her Dan Mask and West-African Fetish Series. Here the artist utilizes early 20th century photographs of indigenous West-African peoples and places them within a modern framework as a means of honoring the bridge between past and present.