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Object Name Yardage
Date circa 1970
Description Yardage; woven cotton, printed in navy, yellow, light blue, brown, green, brick red, with central motif on a cream background. Center medallion of concentric circles of tear-drop shapes progressively getting larger as they move from center to outside; four butterfly motifs, one located in each corner, on cream background; border of prial-leaf motif about 4" wide. At long ends, additonal border of triangles with stylized flower motif. Labels on selvedges: "ATL Guaranteed Africa Java Print ATL" and "ATL Veritable Java Africain ATL"
Object ID 2012.13.1
Provenance Purchased in Campustown (Ames, Iowa) in the late 1960s, to be made into a "dashiki" style shirt.