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Woman´s Antique Huipil from San Felipe Usila

China poblana

OAXACA

Ethnic Group: Chinanteca

Donated by Judith Fernandez

Huipil, ca. 1968

Cotton brocade of various colors and patterns woven on a backstrap loom, with red bands augmented with fuchsin dye. Satin ribbon and bric-a-brac trim divides the different woven sections (loom webs) and rosettes of satin ribbon and bric-a-brac adorn both shoulders.

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mom as china poblana.jpg