Outfit of a J´meen (Mayan priest) from Xocen
Ethnic group: Yucatec Maya
Shirt, ca. 1980s
Used by Don Fermín of Xocen. Collarless rough white cotton fabric with short sleeves; machine sewn.
Shorts, ca. 1980s
Used by Don Fermín of Xocen. Rough white cotton fabric with button-fly; machine sewn.
Apron, ca. 1980s
Used by Don Fermín of Xocen. Blue and white striped fabric of cotton-polyester blend with white cotton ties; machine sewn.
CHAT: This outfit is based on the old Yucatecan mestizo style, but with contemporary lines shown in its short sleeves and the use of shorts instead of a longer pant. It was used by Don Fermín, a mayan priest from Xocen, Yucatan. Its last use was for the Blessing Ceremony of MUREM when the museum opened its doors on 28 April, 2018.