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Zig Zag Saint’s Huipil from San Pedro Sacatepéquez
$15000

Saint’s Huipil from San Pedro Sacatepéquez
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  • Saint’s Huipil from San Pedro Sacatepéquez
  • Saint’s Huipil from San Pedro Sacatepéquez
  • Saint’s Huipil from San Pedro Sacatepéquez
  • Saint’s Huipil from San Pedro Sacatepéquez
  • Saint’s Huipil from San Pedro Sacatepéquez
  • Saint’s Huipil from San Pedro Sacatepéquez
  • Saint’s Huipil from San Pedro Sacatepéquez
  • Saint’s Huipil from San Pedro Sacatepéquez

The following item belongs to the range of “Antique and Rare Items of the Casa de Artes’ Treasures Series”. This item can only be purchased online using PAYPAL or a US Dollar Check sent to our P.O. Box address in Florida, USA. For buying instructions and more pictures, please contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

Saint’s Huipil woven in one panel.  The piece shows four selvedge ends. The sides are joined with a silk randa.  It shows a white cotton hand spun background and the sides have a mollusk and alizarin frame. The opening for the head is embroidered with silk and mollusk.  All the designs are brocaded.  Designs: zoomorphic: zigzag, stars, Ixcanel and feather serpent. 

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Age: Approximately woven in the 1920’s
Ethnic Group: Kakchiquel
Origin: San Pedro Sacatepéquez, Guatemala
Materials: Cotton and silk; Dyes: (red) alizarin; natural dyes: mollusk (purple), yellow, indigo plus
Use: Saint’s Huipil
Technique: Woven on a back strap loom
Size: Approximately 9.5” x 18”
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