National Geographic : 1944 Feb
V r~aulonal ueographlc oclety This Michoacan Girl's Costume Is for Brides Only She stands in the patio of the Casa de los Delfines in a suburb of Mexico City. The famous colonial house now is a museum for Mexican antiquities and paintings. Jiodachromes by Richard H.Stewart Century-old Tiles Brighten the Facade of aColonial Chapel Here at Casa de los Delfines, hundreds of colonial tiles are preserved. About 1650 they were made inMexico inenormous numbers todecorate build ings. The woman wears a long shawl of cotton and wool.