Greca; The Use of Art As a Social Distinguisher in Mexico

Friday, November 7, 2014
Plaza Foyer (Sheraton)
Arturo Bugarin-Correa , University of Northern Colorado
I will begin with background explanation of the social life in seventeenth-century Mexico and how this led to the creation of the charro attire.  The attire itself will be analyzed and the process of the elaboration explained, focusing on the greca and its possible origins, inspirations, and current status.