All Very Goods, High John the Conqueror (Juneteenth) Bandana
Based in Washington, D.C., All Very Goods explores identity and representation through visual metaphors of African-American history, adaptation and cultural evolution.
This Juneteenth design uses the morning glory as a tribute to the traditions, culture and folklore created by enslaved persons; their wisdom, adaptability, strength and resilience. Further, during slavery, some enslaved persons began to refer to the roots and tubers of a wild species of morning glory as High John the Conqueror. This was in reference to High John or Prince John, a folklore hero and African prince who, despite his enslavement, never had his spirit broken.
100% cotton, 23 × 23 in. Gently hand wash and line dry; fabric will soften with use and washing
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