Historic Embroidery in Mexico: An Interview with Mayela Flores

Sew What?

Nov 11 2021 • 55 mins

In this episode, Isabella interviews PhD 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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