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Panajachel Huipil #4

$75.00
SKU:
G-T-H-Pan-4
Weight:
2.00 LBS
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Product Description

Woman's huipil measuring 28 inches wide across the shoulders, 26 inches wide at the waist, and 29 inches wide at the bottom, and 30-32 inches long
Not many weavers in the Lake Atitlan tourist town of Panajachel still work to make traditional huipiles as in the past. Thus a nice huipil from this town is difficult to find.

This post-1980 woman's huipil was hand-woven on a backstrap loom. The foundation fabric is cotton. The finely-brocaded geometric designs were added during the weaving process using the technique of supplemental-weft brocading. All brocading is of cotton or polished. The huipil consists of three panels, seemed at the edges to form the garment. Some of the lower edges are selvage-finished, and some have a cut warp fringe. The adornment around the head- and arm-holes is retained. The stitching at the sides, which makes the huipil into a finished garment to be used, is still present.

Measurements: 26 to 29 inches wide and 30-32 inches shoulder to hem.

Condition: Very Good, lightly used, some very slight soil is possible, some loose threads, some slight fading of the cotton brocading.


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