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Traditional female attire in San Andrés, Mexico, are huipiles (blouses) with extensive decoration at the neck and sleeves. Their traditional huipiles feature designs in brocade and embroidery on a white, woven background, while the more recent blusa Maya style, such as this huipil, exhibits bold, bright colors made possible by modern thread. Learn more about "Empowering Threads: Textiles of Jolom Mayaetik" on display, pre-security, in the International Terminal. http://bit.ly/EmpoweringThreads

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