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San Raimundo Sacatepequez -- Large Woman's Huipil

2.00 LBS
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Woman's huipil measuring 43 inches wide and 27 inches long
This post-1980 daily use huipil was hand-woven on a backstrap loom. The foundation fabric is cotton, of multi-colored stripes. The colorful designs were added during the weaving process using the technique of supplemental-weft brocading. They were made using mish cotton and polished cotton. The huipil consists of two panels, seemed down the center. All lower edges are selvage-finished, though those on one side are somewhat loose and uneven from the removal of the batten when the weaving was terminated. The adornment around the head- and arm-holes is machine embroidery, and has been retained. The side stitching, which makes the huipil into a finished garment to be used, has been removed.

Measurements: 43 inches wide, and 27 inches long, more or less, from shoulder to hem. The huipil is the same design both front and back.

Condition: Very Good, lightly used with some light wear and light soil possible.

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