Mexican Nahua sequinned embroidery (220 x 102cm)

£ 240.00

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220 x 102cm = 7ft 3" x 3ft 4"

Used as a hanging the textile was once a Nahua skirt - a wrap skirt (enredo) from the Acatlan Guerrero region of Mexico known for fine satin stitch embroidery. It would have been worn with a huipil top and a large sash. The unfaded part at each end shows where the skirt was once joined.

• mid cent

cf Museo Nacional de Antropologia in Mexico City.

In grateful acknowledgement to Marina Mazur who assisted with the correct cataloging of this item.

 Ref. 15932

 


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