Woman´s fiesta outfit from Acatlán

China poblana


Ethnic Group: Nahua

Huipil, ca. 2017

Machine stitched huipil of industrial satin, embroidered by hand around the neck, chest, back, and shoulders with synthetic silk thread. 2018.1.a

Wrap skirt, ca.. 1980s

Donated by Angeles López-Portillo de Stiteler. Cotton skirt handwoven on a backstrap loom with fanciful hand embroidery throughout of plants and animals in silk threads of various colors. 2018.1.b

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mom as china poblana.jpg