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History of the guayabera exhibit

Cuban guayabera shirts on display at

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

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)

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

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