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Dogon Anemone Taupe T-Shirt

Dogon Anemone Taupe T-Shirt

Passing through one village in Dogon Country, Zainab spots a curious-looking geometric structure providing shade to those under it….

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    Dogon Anemone Taupe T-Shirt

    Dogon Anemone Taupe T-Shirt

    The Dogon Anemone design is an abstract representation of the structural form of the case à palabre or toguna, the central meeting place of the village in Dogon Country, Mali.

    Inspired by the colors signaling the arrival of autumn in New England, the graphics of this Anemone Taupe t-shirt are set against an off-white background.

    100% modal


    Machine wash, air dry

    Measure 24" long in medium


    It’s the gathering place for the men of the village.

    And though I cannot join them, I can see them lounging about. The clinking of stones against the wood of the mancala boards mingles with the sounds of their chit chatting. The swishing stream of tea being poured alternates with satisfying sips.

    It’s where lively discussions begin and disputes are settled.

    With a roof balanced on stacked stones and low clearance, this ingenuity allows for peaceful resolution to arguments. As they say, it’s difficult to become or stay angry when one must remain seated.

    All under the case à palabre.

    The toguna.

    A brief highlight of the painting process for Anemone Taupe.