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Tignon (tēyôN) by Chesley Antoinette

Tignon pronounce [tēyôN] is a French word that can mean cloth or handkerchief and is used to reference the headwraps of Creole women. The Tignon Exhibition is presented by Dallas based artist Chesley Antoinette, together through fashion photography and wearable sculptural turbans a historical period of the 18th century is explored through women of African descendant.