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Shifting to face masks has been a survival move for many textile businesses in the southern state of Oaxaca, Mexico.

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For many textile workers in Oaxaca who have long depended on tourism to support their handicrafts, pivoting to face masks has helped keep their businesses going.  

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Handmade masks from Gabriela Iturribarría's shop incorporate the same kinds of traditional regional textiles and embroidery motifs used in her dress designs.

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