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The Art of Rebozo Making


The following brochure in pdf tells the story of one common way to make authentic Mexican rebozos. To read it on the computer without downloading or printing it, start at the third column (farthest to the right) on page one, which is the cover. Then skip down to the second page, and read it through. Finally, go back and read the first and second columns on the first page.

The Art of Rebozo Making. pdf

For related articles with photos, please see: Foot-Loom Weaving in Central Mexico, Ikat-Dyed, Foot-Loom Woven Shawls, and The Backstrap Weaving School at Santa Maria del Rio, San Luis Potosi, Mexico and Catherine M Gray's blog

For a related video (just discovered on the web!) please visit: Rebozo (shawl) weaving Moroleon Gto. and Chilapa Guerrero


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