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    Yoke of Fire and Water

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    Yoke of Fire and Water
    Description: Charcoal with turquoise highlights and fire straddling rainbow batik. Only super-heros need apply.
    Size: xx-large
    Design: Sleeve Vee
    Fold type: Vertical 1/2 fold, arched pleat
    Direction: Center of sleeves to apex 1/2 way up shirt
    White space: 2-inch wide strip weighted 1/3 from top of pleats (persectivewise)
    Tie-dye color: Charcoal with turquoise highlights and fire straddling the batik
    Batik color: Turquoise/blue/purple - purple/magenta/orange/yellow
    Ties: 9pt (5/4)
    Most salient zen feature: A little bleeding - contrast is kinda trippy

    Date: July 17, 2005


    All shirts are handmade using Hanes Beefy-T™ 100% cotton shirts and Procion™ fiber reactive dyes. Each shirt is designed as an individual. The process involves folding, tying & dying - drying - seperate front and back wax designs and a 2nd dye application - wax removal and washing. The shirts have been washed thoroughly and are safe to wash with other laundry. Shirts may be a little stiff from batiking and will soften up quickly with wear.






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