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Huipil Guatemala - San Juan Cotzal

Guatemala
$198.00

 Huipil Guatemala - San Juan Cotzal

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.

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 Huipil Guatemala - San Juan Cotzal

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.

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SKU: GUAT006
Availability: 29" X 44"
Width: 17.00
Height: 17.00
Depth: 2.00