Artist and scholar. Pioneer and griot. Katherine Dunham is at once one of the greatest exponents of dance culture in the African Diaspora and one of its most groundbreaking ethnographers. Much as fellow legend, academic and pioneer, Pearl Primus did with dance on the African continent, Dunham explored the Caribbean and North America, cataloging the stories and dances of the people, exploring and sharing the diverse expanse of Black experiences and showing how dance could be a political force. This pattern, created in collaboration with Kim Johnson Studios, celebrates that shining legacy with a colorful play of florals and dancers. Cast in dynamic and exuberant postures, our watercolor dancers show the energy and life that characterized Katherine Dunham’s career, and that continues to inspire us to this day.