Caporal outfit from León, Guanajuato

China poblana

Donated by Angeles López-Portillo de Stiteler

Shirt, 2020

Poplin cotton with plastic buttons in the shape of old bone buttons.

Pants, 2020

Black and white striped cotton.

Sash and necktie, 2020

Silken threads in gray and red fibers.

Hat, 2020

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.

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