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Mexican Textiles: Frida Kahlo & the Art of the RebozoFrom June 2014, the Fashion and Textile Museum highlights the art of the rebozo, a distinctly Mexican garment which Frida Kahlo was rarely seen without. A feature of Mexican dress since the 17th century, the classic woven shawl is enjoying a revival with the renewed interest in craft skills. Mexican Textiles: Frida Kahlo & the Art of the Rebozo looks at the work of 30 leading artists and contemporary fashion designers like Carla Fernandez, a Mexico City-based fashion designer who takes inspiration from traditional artisanship. These current designs are displayed alongside historic rebozos loaned from the Franz Mayer Museum, Mexico City.

 

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The fashionista behind the Fashion and Textile Museum is Zandra Rhodes, the colourful designer who won the Designer of the Year award in 1972 and in 1974. Despite her flamboyant and out there designs she became a Royal Designer for Industry and was made Commander of the British Empire in 1997. More about Fashion and Textile Museum

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Mexican Textiles: Frida Kahlo & the Art of the Rebozo  Carnaval, Tlaxcala, México Graciela Iturbide, 1974 Photograph (c) Graciela Iturbide,,  

   
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Fashion and Textile Museum, 83  Bermondsey Street      SE1 3XF
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Fashion and Textile Museum, 83  Bermondsey Street      SE1 3XF
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Fashion and Textile Museum, 83  Bermondsey Street      SE1 3XF
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Fashion and Textile Museum, 83  Bermondsey Street      SE1 3XF
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Tartan And TweedTartan And TweedLiterary & Education, Talk.2017-02-02T18:00:00+00002017-02-02T00:00:00+0000 Where:
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Fashion and Textile Museum, 83  Bermondsey Street      SE1 3XF
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Neisha Crosland In ConversationNeisha Crosland In ConversationLiterary & Education, Talk.2017-03-02T18:00:00+00002017-03-02T00:00:00+0000 Where:
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