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Mexican Birds

Today I’m showing another embroidery from Dr. Shirazi’s collection (see bottom of post for details on the collection). This is from Mexico, and is worked in matizada (variegated) threads, which are often used in Ocotlan. However, it is really a … Continue reading


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Zacatepec, Oaxaca, Mexico

I am very excited to announce a special series of posts based on the embroidery collection of Dr. Faegheh Shirazi, from The University of Texas at Austin. Her research is on “textiles, dress, gender identity discourse, and material culture in … Continue reading

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