What you can TOUCH: Here is traditional mexican dress. It has beautiful stripes of embroidered flowers in vivid colors and a typical design that makes it look elegant with the black bottom and white top. Flower stripes are common with a chontal dress.
Lady from Chiapas, Mexico. Chiapas is a southern Mexican state bordering Guatemala. Its mountainous highlands and dense rainforest are dotted with Mayan archaeological sites and Spanish colonial towns.
I can smell that leather. The Mexican leather of my childhood. I miss sitting in the leather shop while my dad got his feet measured for custom hand made ropers. I love that smell. This is San Cristobál de las Casas, Mexico