Gorgeous! japanese embroidery book

Gorgeous! japanese embroidery book

Chinantec Embroidery, Rancho Grande, Oaxaca, Mexico

Chinantec Embroidery, Rancho Grande, Oaxaca, Mexico

Simple but elegant huipil from Valle Nacional in the Chinantec region of Oaxaca, Mexico. Seen at El Museo de los Altos de Chiapas. San Cristobal de las Casas. The colored threads were dyed using indigo, cochineal, and caracol -- the secretions of the mollusc Purpura pansa.

Simple but elegant huipil from Valle Nacional in the Chinantec region of Oaxaca, Mexico. Seen at El Museo de los Altos de Chiapas. San Cristobal de las Casas. The colored threads were dyed using indigo, cochineal, and caracol -- the secretions of the mollusc Purpura pansa.

Valle Nacional Huipil by Teyacapan, via Flickr

Valle Nacional Huipil by Teyacapan, via Flickr

Huipil chinateco, Oaxaca

Huipil chinateco, Oaxaca

Huipil chinanteco de San Juan Bautista, Valle Nacional. Museo Textil de Oaxaca

Huipil chinanteco de San Juan Bautista, Valle Nacional. Museo Textil de Oaxaca

Textile from Valle Nacional, Oaxaca, Mexico

Textile from Valle Nacional, Oaxaca, Mexico

Oaxaca Mexico Huipil by Teyacapan, via Flickr

Oaxaca Mexico Huipil by Teyacapan, via Flickr

Chinantec huipil from Valle Nacional, Oaxaca.

Chinantec huipil from Valle Nacional, Oaxaca.

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