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Rebozo for Labor

Originally posted on Harmony Doulas:
What is a Rebozo? The rebozo is a traditional Mexican shawl that is long enough to wrap around a woman’s body, with a little extra (about 4-5 feet). A large scarf or piece of fabric…

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THE REBOZO – Mexican’s most important wardrobe piece

Originally posted on silvia gattin's behind the scenes blog:
My last inspiring journey earlier this year brought me to fantastic Mexico (see previous posts), where I came across the country’s most important piece in every woman’s wardrobe and an unique…

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Frida and her rebozos

I have two rebozos from  Santa Maria del Rio (San Luis Potosi), known for its rebozo school.  Even though it was more than 30 years ago, I still remember the day I bought them.  The green one is still brightly colored (maybe because … Continue reading

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Hillary Steel on the Endangered Mexican Rebozo

Originally posted on R. John Howe: Textiles and Text:
On February 9, 2013, Hillary Steel presented a Rug and Textile Appreciation Morning program on the Mexican Rebozo, a traditional Mexican shawl, woven in warp faced,  resist-dye ikat, that is in…

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