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T-Shirt - Che Guevara

Description: T-shirt of white cotton, having short sleeves and a rounded neckline, which is printed with an artistic rendering of a portrait of Che Guevara, arranged as large main central portrait in black, surrounded by four smaller renditions in pale gray. Acquired by the donor in Mexico City in 1971 from a vendor in the Mexico City Metro. Ernesto "Che" Guevara (b. June 14, 1928 in Rosario, Argentina - d. La Higuera, Bolivia, October 9, 1967) commonly known as El Che or simply Che, was an Argentine Marxist revolutionary, physician, author, intellectual, guerrilla leader, diplomat, military theorist, and major figure of the Cuban Revolution.
Date: 1970
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Faja

Description: Faja (Belt) of red-orange, white, and black cotton. Handwoven on backstrap loom with warp face weave. Linear, geometric, repeating design of plants and human figures in red and black in the center, with primarily black and white band of repeating design along edges. Ends of faja unfinished/untied.
Date: 1970/1979
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Faja

Description: Faja (belt) of turquoise and dark green cotton. Linear repeating pattern in green of birds and a human figure in the center, with three lines of green along the edges. Unfinished, loose threads at the ends. Handwoven on backstrap loom with warp face weave.
Date: 1970/1979
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Panel

Description: Length of Handwoven Fabric. Two breadth garment handwoven in cotton on the backstrap loom. Natural brown cotton with white cotton stripes - warp faced weave. The 2 panels are joined with machine stitching and the ends have machine stitched hems. One panel is slightly longer (2 3/8") than the other.
Date: 1970/1979
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
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