Mexican China Poblana dance costume

Mexican China Poblana dress.  Jarabe Tapatío. Mexican folkloric clothing

The China Poblana costume, Mexican Hat Dance.

Mexican China Poblana dance costume.

The China Poblana costume is worn for dancing the Jarabe Tapatío (Mexican Hat Dance), Mexico´s national folk dance.

Illustration by Jo Bartas

Note:  A muslim female dancer at Constantinople. Ottoman empire.

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