Alternative Name(s): Tashiki

Shirt made by the African Women's Group, circa 1990-1992, in Melbourne. This item is one of nine purchased from the African Women's Group, which was established in 1984 by Amelia Sello, an immigrant from South Africa. Mrs Sello also teaches crafts to group members. This is an everyday shirt worn by men and boys in many parts of southern Africa, e.g. Ghana, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Kenya.

Physical Description

Cotton shirt, tie-dyed in orange and black diamond pattern. The shirt is loose-fitting, short-sleeved and collarless, with the neckline slit at the front and lined. Two patch pockets are attached at the hem, just in front of the side seams.

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