Teresa Margolles

Tela bordada [Embroidered Fabric]

2012
Category: 
Traditional Maya embroidery made by Indigenous (Maya-Katchikel) activist women from Guatemala (Lucy Andrea López, Silvia Menchú, Bonifacia Cocom Tambriz, María Josefina Tuy Churunel, Marcelina Cumes, Rosamelia Cocolajay, Yury Cocolajay, Alba Cocolajay and Cristina López) on a fabric. Previously, in the morgue, the fabric absorbed the fluids of a woman's body who was murdered in Guatemala City.
Title
Tela bordada [Embroidered Fabric]
Date
2012
Medium
Decorative Arts
Materials
embroidery on fabric, and bodily fluids
Dimensions
202 x 206 cm
Nationality
Mexican
Credit line
Purchased 2014
Accession number
45964