• ARMOIRE - Frontiersmen Tee
  • ARMOIRE - Frontiersmen Tee

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ARMOIRE - Frontiersmen Tee

Regular price $90.00

So much of history has erased the contribution or the plight of African Americans in culture. When you think of AMERICANA , you rarely see images of the black people who contributed, built or pioneered in specific spaces. Lately we’ve been fascinated with Black Cowboys and their place in history. We wanted to tell the story by showcasing imaginary of some of these heroes and how we imagine them.

“Right after the Civil War, being a cowboy was one of the few jobs open to men of color who wanted to not serve as elevator operators or delivery boys or other similar occupations,” says William Loren Katz, a scholar of African-American history and the author of 40 books on the topic, including The Black West. “ Read more 

“Black cowboys in the American West accounted for up to an estimated 25 percent of workers in the range-cattle industry from the 1860s to 1880s, estimated to be at least 5000 workers according the latest research.”

The placement of the artwork may vary from tee to tee. You can request to have this image at the back or the front. 

  • 250 GSM Heavyweight Combed Cotton Jersey
  • 300 GSM Heavyweight 1x1 Rib
  • 100% Cotton Canadian Milled Fabric
  • Enzyme treated and pre-washed for superior pilling and shrinkage
  • Made in Canada 
  • Direct To garment print at the front for vintage look and feel.
  • Armoire signature Topography print at the back 
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Short Sleeve T-Shirt    XS    S    M    L    XL    XXL
Body Length (from high point shoulder) 26.25" 27.50" 28.50" 29.50" 30.50" 31.50"
Chest Width (from 1" below armholes) 18.00" 19.50" 21.00" 22.50" 24.00" 25.50"
Sleeve Length (from end of shoulder seam to end of sleeve).      8.00" 8.50" 9.00" 9.50" 10.00" 10.50"