Santiago Atitlan Woman's Huipil - Two-panel light blue background with dark blue stripes made on a back-strap loom. Interesting grey bird design brocaded into lighter base material. Colorful flowers surround the centered bird design, all hand embroidered. A significant amount of brillante (metallic) threads give the flowers an extra sparkle. Two panels selvage finished others nicely hemmed.
Condition: .Very good used huipil. Light even wear and very few loose threads.n.
2013: 2013: Bought from Dolores. Was huipil of her sister-in-law, Luisa Cajon Pablan.
Width: 30 inches
Length: 27 inches
Neck: 6 inches wide by 2.5 inches deep. Fits snuggly over my 22" head.
Weight: 1.5 lbs.
* 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.