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Chiapas, Mexico Woman's Ensemble

Description

Off white satin blouse (huipil) and long skirt with polychrome floral embroidery on net around neckline and in tiers on skirt.

Source

HCT.1987.241.3ab

Date

1955-1975

Provenance

This ensemble was worn by Gwen Kagey who was a professional dancer. She danced professionally in Europe, including Paris Ballet and Madrid, Spain, and London, The United States, including Broadway, and Mexico. Gwen later taught at Ohio State University and in Spain, France and London.

Files

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1987.241.3ab(back).jpg
1987.241.3ab(front detail).jpg
1987.241.3ab(back detail).jpg

Citation

“Chiapas, Mexico Woman's Ensemble,” Fashion2Fiber, accessed December 7, 2019, http://fashion2fiber.osu.edu/items/show/4873.

Item Relations

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