Huipil - Coban, Verapaz Guatemala, Woman's H_CO

Terra Experience Used Huipil Collection

Regular price $65.00 Sale

Coban, Verapaz Guatemala Woman's Huipil ---  Fun to wear, this white huipil was handwoven on a backstrap loom.  Colorful flowers and geometric designs are hand-embroidered around the neck and at the shoulder opening.  The panel ends are selvage finished. The coban huipil is traditionally worn by Qeqchi Mayan women, but has also been adopted many Mayan women who like to wear it on warmer days.

 

Condition:  Very good used condition. A few loose threads.

Huipil Dimensions: 

  • Width:  31 inches shoulders
  • Length: 21 inches
  • Neck: 6.5 inches wide by 3.5 inches deep . Style: round
  • Weight:  Approx .75 pound

* Remember the huipil's width should be at least 1.5 to 2 times your shoulders width, to allow for fitting your frame and to cover part of your upper arms.