¡Viva México!

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May 13, 2015 at 10:30 am  •  Posted in Exhibitions, News & Events by  •  0 Comments

© Chloë Sayer, 2004 / Young women wearing richly embroidered clothing for the Feast of the Assumption in Santa María Reoloteca, Tehuantepec, Oaxaca State. Most celebrants commission a new ensemble for the festival each year.

© Chloë Sayer, 2004 / Young women wearing richly embroidered clothing for the Feast of the Assumption in Santa María Reoloteca, Tehuantepec, Oaxaca State. Most celebrants commission a new ensemble for the festival each year.


¡Viva México! Clothing and Culture
is on view at the Royal Ontario Museum in Toronto through May 23, 2016. This exhibition presents over 150 pieces Mexican textiles (both contemporary and historic) and also includes photography by the exhibition’s guest curator, Chloë Sayer. If you enjoy textile arts and photography, you won’t want to miss this unique exhibition.

Weaver © Chloë Sayer, 1980 / Triqui weaver using the traditional backstrap loom in the village of San Andrés Chicahuaxtla, Oaxaca State.

Weaver © Chloë Sayer, 1980 / Triqui weaver using the traditional backstrap loom in the village of San Andrés Chicahuaxtla, Oaxaca State.

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