Historic Embroidery in Mexico: An Interview with Mayela Flores

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November 11, 2021

In this episode, Isabella interviews Ph.D. student Mayela Flores, who researches sampler making and embroidery practices in 18th- and 19th-century Mexico. The two discuss the origins of Aztec stitch, the use of cacti in needleworking, and the involvement of Mexican stitchers in world’s fairs.

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Mayela Flores

Year:

2021

Language:

English

Tagged:

Gender, History, Latin American, Needlework

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