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Handwoven Authentic Guatemalan Dress, Santa Maria de Jesus Floral Dress, Vintage Textile

Guatemala
$129.00

Handwoven Authentic Guatemalan Dress, Santa Maria de Jesus Floral Dress, Vintage Textile

  • Width: 33"

  • Length: 36" 

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 from Santa Maria de Jesus. 

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Handwoven Authentic Guatemalan Dress, Santa Maria de Jesus Floral Dress, Vintage Textile

  • Width: 33"

  • Length: 36" 

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 from Santa Maria de Jesus. 

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SKU: HUIPIL144
Availability: One-of-a-Kind
Width: 33.00
Height: 36.00
Depth: 1.00