Caporal outfit from León, Guanajuato
Donated by Angeles López-Portillo de Stiteler
Poplin cotton with plastic buttons in the shape of old bone buttons.
Black and white striped cotton.
Sash and necktie, 2020
Silken threads in gray and red fibers.
Charro hat of palm straw
In Mexico, in the charreadas, the Caporal is the highest authority in the competition arena.
While he does not have the powers of a judge to score the competitors, he is responsible for
what happens within the event, as well as ensuring the safety of the participating charros.