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August 20, 1984 – September 16, 1984
Museum: African Art Museum
Location: 1st Floor, 318 A St., NE
Approximately 30 works from the AfA collection examines pattern and form in four sections: body painting and body scarification; "Decorated Form," illustrating the way in which African artists shape household objects; ritual uses and qualities; and pattern in textiles.