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    Dark Path Through Bright Forest
    Description: Light green and aqua field with rust highlights, fire & water batik. A peaceful mantle will descend upon you with serious overtones.
    Size: x-large
    Design: Over the shoulder easy vee
    Fold type: Vertical 1/2 fold, diagonal pleats from chest to outer shoulder
    Direction: Centered on chest, resting on shoulders
    White space: 1 1/2", barely squeaking by
    Tie-dye color: Light green and aqua field with rust highlights.
    Batik color: Fire (purple/fuscia/orange/yellow) & water (purple/blue/turquoise).
    Ties: 10pt (4/6, u/d)
    Most salient zen feature: The subtley perhaps or the contrast. The white in the batik is a bit minimal on the front.

    Date: April 2, 2006


    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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