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Authentic Vintage Handwoven Guatemalan Huipil Blouse, San Pedro Sacatepequez Textile, Colorful Art

Guatemala
$189.00

Authentic Vintage Handwoven Guatemalan Huipil Blouse, San Pedro Sacatepequez Textile, Colorful Art

  • Width: 48"

  • Length: 38" 

A woman may spend months weaving a single huipil when complex techniques or designs are required. Through the choices of design, material and finishing technique, information can be read about the weaver's birth-place, religious background, social position, weaving skill, and personality. Indigenous women can read the complex encoded messages in each other's huipiles at a glance..

This is a traditional & authentic huipil, closed on one side but can be opened. 

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Authentic Vintage Handwoven Guatemalan Huipil Blouse, San Pedro Sacatepequez Textile, Colorful Art

  • Width: 48"

  • Length: 38" 

A woman may spend months weaving a single huipil when complex techniques or designs are required. Through the choices of design, material and finishing technique, information can be read about the weaver's birth-place, religious background, social position, weaving skill, and personality. Indigenous women can read the complex encoded messages in each other's huipiles at a glance..

This is a traditional & authentic huipil, closed on one side but can be opened. 

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SKU: HUIPIL133
Availability: One-of-a-Kind
Width: 38.00
Height: 48.00
Depth: 2.00