Saturday, November 8, 2008

Rebozo Purepecha

High cheekbones, broad mouths, long slender noses, and tall slender frames wrapped up in cobalt blue and black striped shawls are the sure mark of a Purepecha woman. The shawl or rebozo is a critical multi-use tool. It carries everything from children to firewood, keeps you warm, hides missing eyes, and looks elegant.

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