National Geographic : 1934 Dec
NO "MIDDLE MAN" PROFITS ON HER CLOTHES In her hand this Mixtec woman holds the raw material; on her back she wears the finished cotton product. All her garments are woven at home. She is skilled in needlework and an adept at the loom, upon which she can fashion cloth showing curious and intricate patterns that look as if they had been embroidered (see illustration, page 781). "THE LITTLE BULL" FLAMES GAILY ATTHE FEAST After a day of mightyeating and drinking, thecrowd atthePinotepa religious celebration hailsatnight thesetting offofthis fireworks effigy of the torito (see text, page 782). AstheCatherine wheels spin and set pieces explode, the bearer of thecontraption dances asort ofHighland jig. If a fuse fails, the price must berepaid tothemaster ofceremonies.