Diminutive rebozo (shawl), known locally as a ratoncito (little mouse) - ROM2015_14449_3

ROM2015_14449_3

Diminutive rebozo (shawl), known locally as a ratoncito (little mouse)

Maker: Evaristo Barboa Casas
Medium:Cotton tabby with warp-ikat patterning and hand-knotted fringe
Geography: Tenancingo de Degollado, State of Mexico, Mexico
Date: 2014
Dimensions:
132 x 47 cm
Object number: 2014.36.45
Credit Line: This acquisition was made possible with the generous support of the Kircheis Family Endowment Fund
Not on view
DescriptionEvaristo Borboa Casas (born in 1927) is the most famous and respected rebozo-maker in Tenancingo. He has won national prizes for his fine ikat-dyed and woven rebozos, which he weaves on a backstrap loom while standing.
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