1970s Archive


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We reached the Isthmus, hot after the gentle climate of the mountains and visited the market in the town of Tehuantepec. We bought hammocks, handmade and brilliantly colored, from the Tehuana, the stately, elaborately dressed women of this more or less matriarchal region, and I both admired and was amused by the flair with which they were those Spanish baby dresses on their heads.

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