Two panelled Huipil woven on a back strap loom. Each panel is fully brocaded with zoomorphic patterns (turkeys, scarified turkeys, birds and corn worm - ixcanel). Notice the four selvedge ends for both panels. The round neckline is cut out and hand embroidered on top using mercerized cotton. The fine hand embroidered randa joins both panels. All the colours are chemical dyes. The purple in San Pedro Sacatepequez is a common colour for a ceremonial garment. Please notice that the price includes FREE USPS Shipping!
Age: Approximately woven in the 1970’s
Ethnic Group: Kakchiquel
Origin: San Pedro Sacatepequez, Guatemala
Materials: Cotton, mercerized cotton and some details of silk
Use: Ceremonial Huipil
Technique: Woven on a back strap loom
Size: Approximately 42\" x 27.5\"