Hand Embroidered Huanengo with a Rooster Motives


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This is a Huanengo with hand embroidered roosters. Representative of the Cocucho community, a small purépecha town located near the limits of the Tarascan plateau, between hills and the remaining woods of the state of Michoacán. Takt time is two weeks. The term “purépecha” comes from the “p’urhé” “people” or “person”. The Purépecha culture is known to be a culture that has sustained more strongly than others, due the existence of a bigger population and the continuous practice of their customs.  It is among the most important societies of the Mesoamerican post-classical period. Their origins come from a pre-Conquest mix of Chichimec, Nahuatl and pretarasco groups who lived in the riversides and islands of Lake of Pátzcuaro at the end of the XII century. There is a hypothesis about their origin that talks about a migration from Peru to Michoacan.

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San Miguelito

San Miguelito is a restaurant, bar, museum and art gallery located in the south end of the city of Morelia, Michoacán and founded by one on Mexico's most renowned chef, Cynthia Martinez. San Miguelito is well known for its authentic and glorious Mexican food. Furthermore, San Miguelito collects and offers arts and crafts from several states of the Mexican Republic that are true jewels.