[Dancers at Mexican Style Show]

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A pair of dancers are caught in motion. The man stands to the left, wearing a white dress shirt, red silk scarf, and straw hat. The woman wears elaborate red, green, and gold ribbons in her hair and holds a red fan in her right hand. Her skirts are in the process of moving, large and twirling around her. The skirts are white, somewhat translucent, and include ribbon. Gold chains hang around her neck. Several mannequins and a bystander view the scene.

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1 photograph : col. ; 4 x 6 in.

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Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.) February 28, 1999.

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Mexic-Arte Museum

Since its inception in 1984, the Mexic-Arte Museum has been a pioneer institution in the museum field as one of the few Mexican and Mexican-American Art museums in the United States. The museum contributes to Latino cultural enrichment and works to improve the quality of life through innovative exhibitions and educational programming.

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A pair of dancers are caught in motion. The man stands to the left, wearing a white dress shirt, red silk scarf, and straw hat. The woman wears elaborate red, green, and gold ribbons in her hair and holds a red fan in her right hand. Her skirts are in the process of moving, large and twirling around her. The skirts are white, somewhat translucent, and include ribbon. Gold chains hang around her neck. Several mannequins and a bystander view the scene.

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1 photograph : col. ; 4 x 6 in.

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  • Veronica Prida, Mexic-Arte Museum, Austin, Texas, February 1999

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Texas Cultures Online

Texas Cultures Online features local history materials from eighteen institutions depicting the diverse cultures of Texas during the 19th and 20th centuries. Funding provided by the Amon Carter Foundation.

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  • February 28, 1999

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Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.). [Dancers at Mexican Style Show], photograph, February 28, 1999; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth304350/: accessed May 19, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Mexic-Arte Museum.