Mexican Nahua sequinned embroidery ( 220 x 102cm )

£ 240.00

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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