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Following in Frances' footsteps: A spring break to Oaxaca, Mexico

May 24, 2018
By Whitney Helm
A woman of Oaxaca, Mexico weaving a yellow textile with red and sky blue accents.

Inspired by Frances Bristol, who generously donated her textile collection to the Logan Museum between 2006 and 2014, a group of Beloit College Department of Anthropology faculty and students traveled to Oaxaca, Mexico this spring to visit communities Bristol visited and to collect contemporary textiles.