Tag Archives: Huipil

Marina as Frida wearing Muy Marcottage

 Marina has always had a connection with Frida Kahlo even before the latter’s popularity.  So I asked Marina to model some of my huipiles.  We had a great morning but it will take a few days before I will be … Continue reading

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Matisse, Haiku and Muy Marcottage Etsy

Matisse sat in a boat and drew swans. He drew every detail of their forms just to carve them down into contour lines. That’s what I want to do– to get to the second swan. I sometimes overdose myself with … Continue reading

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Rolling Stones, Muy Marcottage and Hot Flashes

The Rolling Stones and Gwen Stefani via FB Last week, Gwen Stefani made an “unexpected” appearance at the “50 And Counting…” Rolling Stones concert in L.A. After  listening to her “Wild Horses” duet with Mick, I felt much better about my … Continue reading

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Xαιρομαι/Delight huipil

It is raining again in Rome. I’ve stitched the world “χαιρομαι,” the Greek word for “delight,” on this huipil. Muy Marcottage: Italian Exhibit. Huipiles related:  ‘Huipiles’ celebrate la mujer + Foto of little girl wearing embellished huipil + Huipiles related … Continue reading

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“Soft Spot”

There are many outdoor markets here in Rome and, in the past couple of years, there has been an increase in stalls selling second-hand clothing and even second-hand linens. My studio is in the San Lorenzo area and, nearby, there … Continue reading

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