Women´s everyday dress from the Isthmus of Tehuantepec

China poblana


Ethnic Group: Zapotec

Huipil, 2017

Huipil of yellow ochre industrial cotton, machine stitched with synthetic threads. Inside of the blouse is a white layer with red polka dots. Machine embroidery is of different tones of yellow ochre, red, black, and white in zig zag form.

Skirt, 2016

Ankle-length semi circle skirt of light cotton fabric with yellow ochre polka dots. 2018.6.b

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mom as china poblana.jpg