Huipil - Santa Catarina Palopo, Woman Larger H_SCP_15-09
Terra Experience Used Huipil Collection
Santa Catarina Palopo Woman's Huipil ---Deer, butterflies,Tree of Life, corn, and zig zag lightning 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 dark blue contrasts well with the various blues of the brocade. Neck and arm holes are finely finished with crochet work in a sort of sun design.
Condition: Good used condition. The huipil shows light wear and a few loose threads. Sides seams open (could be easily sewn closed). Half of the panels are fringed others are 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: 28-29 inches
Neck: 5.5 inches wide by 2.5 inches deep. Fits easily over my 22 inch head.
* 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.