Huipil - Santa Catarina Palopo, Woman Larger H_SCP_15-06
Terra Experience Used Huipil Collection
Santa Catarina Palopo Woman's Huipil --- Quetzals, butterflies,Tree of Life, deer, dogs, roosters and other designs on this nicely brocaded huipil that was woven on a back-strap loom. The huipil has 3 panels and the base color is a darker red that contrasts well with blues and other colors of the brocade. Neck and armholes are finished with a button-hole embroidery.
Condition: Good used condition. The huipil shows light wear and a few loose threads. Sides seams closed (could be easily opened). Half of the panels are nicely selvage finished the other two are hemmed but also appear selvage finished. As with many Santa Catarina Palopo huipils, there is some uneveness to the length of the panels. It could be hemmed to a even length, if desired.
Length: 27-28 inches
Neck: 7 inches wide by 3 inches deep.
* 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.