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Josefa de Celis

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Gender: F
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Biographical details

In 1799, she was a widow living in Mexico City and won the right to join an embroiderers┬┤ guild after it had prevented her from selling shoes that she had designed. After this, all women were allowed to become members of guilds in Mexico. (Quintanilla, 1622)

Life Events

Other 1799She successfully took on an embroiderers' guild in Mexico City.


Werner, Michael S., (1997), Encyclopedia of Mexico


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