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Ceremonial or Wedding Huipil

Price: $645.00
 
Origin: Quetzaltenango (Xela), Department of Quetzaltenango, Guatemala
Artist: unknown
Condition: excellent
Material: cotton
Dimensions: 45in x 39in x 1in

Three panel foot loomed cotton cloth with panel sides closed and bottom panels hemmed. This huipil is based on those that were wedding or cofradía (ceremonial) huipils. The colors of purple and yellow are traditional. The randa is hand embroidered in purple between the panels with a floral embroidered neckband. Bird and tree motifs with diamonds and other geometric designs cover the huipil. This huipil is a contemporary piece.


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