Huipil - Santa Catarina Palopo, Woman Larger H_SCP_15-04
Terra Experience Used Huipil Collection
Santa Catarina Palopo Woman's Huipil --- Quetzals, butterflies,Tree of Life, deer, stars 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 is finished with a nicely done embroidery design perhaps of the sun.
Condition: Good used condition. The huipil shows light wear, a few loose threads and light even fading. Sides seams open (could be easily sewn closed. Half of the panels are selvage finished the are fringed. As with many Santa Catarina Palopo huipils, there is uneveness to the length of the panels. It could be hemmed to a even length, if desired.
Length: 26-28 inches
Neck: 5 inches wide by 2.5 inches deep.
* Remember the huipil's width should be at least 1.4 to 2 times your shoulders width, to allow for fitting your frame and to cover part of your upper arms.