Old Huipil de San Felipe Usila, Oaxaca, ca. 1968

China poblana

Ethnic Group: Chinanteca

Donated by Judith Fernandez

Brocaded cotton strips of various designs and symbols woven on a backstrap loom with
hand embroidered details. Magenta stripes have been stained with fuchsin, an artificial dye
that was developed in 1859.

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mom as china poblana.jpg