Woman´s fiesta outfit from Acatlán

China poblana


Ethnic Group: Nahua

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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