Made in Mexico

Frida Kahlo with Rebozo Toni Frissell, 1937

Frida Kahlo with Rebozo
Toni Frissell, 1937

The Rebozo in Art, Culture and Fashion. 

Fashion and Textile Museum
83 Bermondsey Street, London SE1 3XF
6 June – 31 August 2014

Review of the Exhibition

Exhibition opening times: Tuesday–Saturday, 11am–6pm; Thursday until 8pm; last admission 45 minutes before closing.
Ticket prices: £8.80 adults, £6.60 concessions and £5.50 students, inclusive of 10% donation; free entry for under 12s.

Ex Voto Alfredo  Vilchis, 2012 © Courtesy Gallery Frederic Moisan-Paris

Ex Voto
Alfredo Vilchis, 2012
© Courtesy Gallery Frederic Moisan-Paris

The first-ever exhibition on the rebozo – the classic Mexican shal made famous in 20th century culture by artist Frida Kahlo.

The exhibition explores the key role textiles have played in promoting Mexican culture worldwide from the 17th Century to the present day.

Covers Contemporary Mexican and UK artists, photographers, fashion and textile designers – including Francisco Toledo, Graciela Iturbide, Carla Fernandez, Zandra Rhodes and Kaffe Fassett – present new work created in response to the rebozo and Mexican textiles.

Woollen rebozo, 2014 Design by Wallace#Sewell Photo © Fashion and Textile Museum

Woollen rebozo, 2014
Design by Wallace#Sewell
Photo © Fashion and Textile Museum

Further information

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