Two red panelled old style Huipil woven on a back strap loom, alternated with green, blue, orange and white thin warp stripes every two inches. The neckline is cut out and decorated with hand embroidered multicolour natural silk threads. These patterns symbolize the sun, and the moon. Two round blue fabric decorations are sewn on each side, which represents the two phases of the moon. Cotton embroidery called “randa” joins the two panels. All the colours are chemical dyes. Please notice that the price includes FREE USPS Shipping!
Age: Approximately woven in the 1950’s.
Ethnic Group: Kakchiquel
Origin: Patzun, Chimaltenango
Materials: Cotton and natural silk
Use: Ceremonial Huipil
Technique: Woven on a back strap loom
Size: Approximately 22.5” x 44”