Serape

Abbey, Mikella, Alex

What is a serape?

A serape is a shawl worn only by men in Mexico. They will typically wear serapes out doors only. In America, it costs about $125 which is equal to about 1901 pesos.

New World Weaving Traditions

Weaving has been around for a long time. It's actually one of the oldest traditions in the world. A lot of people in Mexico say that weaving is very important to them. When they weave it can be from a traditional method, or to show what they mean to their community. You'll always find somebody weaving in Mexico. This is what a lot of women do in their spare time. They also say that without weaving they wouldn't have an identity anymore!

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