Ensemble, second quarter 20th century. Bulgarian. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Embroidery: Vestidos Mexicanos. i once sat in a young mothers casa in the Yucatan and watched her embroider a dress like this, cook her family's dinner, swing her sleeping baby in a hammock, shoo chickens out the door, and talk to us... all at the same time. She was amazing.