The expansion to the South and the West promoted by the government of the United States, especially after the annexation of the territory of Texas, belonging to Mexico, created the point of contact between two relatively different cultures: the American Anglo-Saxon and the mestizo and culture Latina, Mexican
This figure represents the idealized image that north of Rio Grande had of Mexican outlaws. Although it responds more to the image of the irregulars, or rural police of the Mexican state, similar in its organization and functions to the ranger of Texas.
The Mexican character, something ostentatious is represented in the dress of this figure. Quality fabrics, embellished with ornaments, embossed leather boots, Saxon buttoned trousers and bell-bottoms, that protected the authentic pants that they wore underneath.
The large charro hat, in many cases, profusely embroidered, was more for ceremonial or ceremonial use at special moments than those worn on the hot rides these men made on both sides of the border.