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Object #2006-86/662
Object nameRebozo
Culture of OriginPurepecha, Paracho, Michoacan State, Mexico
MaterialsCotton Cloth, Thread, Dark Blue, Embroidery Thread, Blue, Orange, Green, White
TechniquesPlain Weave, Rib Weave, Macrame
Exhibit LabelRebozos range from inexpensive to costly and are distinctive to different regions. They even have their own patron saint. A school in San Luis Potosi was established in 1951 for this weaving tradition.
DimensionsL: 93 x 77.5 in, W: 32 in
SourceMs. Leslie Grace
CreditLeslie Grace Collection

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