Same as above No. 6. The finest embroidered flowers are the ones that seem to be moving or dancing. See the video Blossoms of Fire available from Young Library Audio-Visual Library. Velvet was introduced in the late nineteenth century by the local importer Juana C. Romero when it was all the rage among Victorians.
Huipil from the collection of Dr. Francie Chassen-López. Photo taken by the University of Kentucky Libraries.
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