New exhibit at Costumes of the Americas Museum

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas — The Costumes of the Americas Museum is showcasing more than 50 unique and authentic costumes. From the original countries of the Pan American Union, an organization formed in 1890, to promote cooperation among the countries of Latin America and the U.S. including the charros and colorful Adelita from Mexico.

The museum is also decorated with flags of different countries on top of the showcase windows with several types of flowers placed at the bottom of the costumes. All pieces in the museum have been donated by women from Brownsville.

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