General Aztecs Maya Tocuaro Kids Contact 28 Feb 2021/5 Monkey
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The front of Parham House

Parham House, Sussex

Finely displayed in the Long Gallery of Parham House, near Pulborough in West Sussex, is a beautiful mid eighteenth century Mexican shawl or ‘rezobo’ - worked on linen, embroidered in brighly coloured silks, it depicts life in Mexico City ‘in great and charming detail’. Click on the rebozo to enlarge...

The rebozo at Parham House
The rebozo at Parham House (Click on image to enlarge)

Spread over three bands, the scenes include the great fountain (now no longer there) in the main square of Mexico City, life in the ‘floating gardens’ of Xochimilco, and figures in contemporary dress walking and travelling in horse-drawn coaches, among many other pastimes.
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