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Cuban guayabera shirts on display at (Credit: AP)

Cuban guayabera shirts on display at "The Guayabera: A Shirt's Story" exhibit at the HistoryMiami museum (Oct. 17, 2012)

History of the guayabera exhibit

The guayabera gets its own exhibit, the first to trace the shirt's history from Cuba to Mexico to the United States. At the HistoryMiami museum, "The Guayabera: A Shirt's Story" is on display through Jan. 13.

A guayabera worn by salsa queen Celia Cruz,
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A guayabera worn by salsa queen Celia Cruz, right, is on display alongside more contemporary pieces in "The Guayabera: A Shirt's Story" exhibit at HistoryMiami. (Oct. 17, 2012)

A diagram shows the anatomy of a guayabera,
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A diagram shows the anatomy of a guayabera, part of "The Guayabera: A Shirt's Story" exhibit at HistoryMiami. (Oct. 17, 2012)

Sewing scissors that belonged to well-known guayabera tailor
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Sewing scissors that belonged to well-known guayabera tailor Ramon Puig are on display in "The Guayabera: A Shirt's Story" exhibit at HistoryMiami. (Oct. 17, 2012)

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A guayabera made in Mexico in 2012 featuring
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A guayabera made in Mexico in 2012 featuring machine-made embroidery is part of "The Guayabera: A Shirt's Story" exhibit at HistoryMiami. (Oct. 17, 2012)

A guayabera said to have been worn by
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A guayabera said to have been worn by a member of the Spanish military in 1897 in Cuba is part of "The Guayabera: A Shirt's Story" exhibit at HistoryMiami. (Oct. 17, 2012)

A guayabera from the 1970s in Mexico worn
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A guayabera from the 1970s in Mexico worn by then-President Luis Echevarria is part of "The Guayabera: A Shirt's Story" exhibit at HistoryMiami. (Oct. 17, 2012)

Cuban guayabera shirts on display at
(Credit: AP)

Cuban guayabera shirts on display at "The Guayabera: A Shirt's Story" exhibit at the HistoryMiami museum (Oct. 17, 2012)

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