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Hand-woven Antique Guatemalan Textile Very Rare Tecpan Ceremonial Huipil 1960

Hand-woven Antique Guatemalan Textile Very Rare Tecpan Ceremonial Huipil 1960
Hand-woven Antique Guatemalan Textile Very Rare Tecpan Ceremonial Huipil 1960
Hand-woven Antique Guatemalan Textile Very Rare Tecpan Ceremonial Huipil 1960
Hand-woven Antique Guatemalan Textile Very Rare Tecpan Ceremonial Huipil 1960
Hand-woven Antique Guatemalan Textile Very Rare Tecpan Ceremonial Huipil 1960
Hand-woven Antique Guatemalan Textile Very Rare Tecpan Ceremonial Huipil 1960
Hand-woven Antique Guatemalan Textile Very Rare Tecpan Ceremonial Huipil 1960

Hand-woven Antique Guatemalan Textile Very Rare Tecpan Ceremonial Huipil 1960   Hand-woven Antique Guatemalan Textile Very Rare Tecpan Ceremonial Huipil 1960

There are no two huipiles exactly alike. In Guatemala, weaving is an integral part of a Maya womans daily life & is an important responsibility that is passed on from generation to generation. Mayans have been weaving for over 2,000 years. Although the textiles have evolved and there have been changes in types of threads, dyes, and designs over the centuries, the basic back strap loom has changed very little.

Many types of fabric are handwoven on these looms, and every woman makes her own unique huipil, the traditional blouse still worn in these regions. The design of the huipil expresses cultural identity, role in society, and personal aesthetic. Silk, Cotton, and Ixcaco-The brown warp stripes are ixcaco hand spun undyed naturally brown cotton. Handwoven on a traditional back-strap loom in two warp striped panels.

Each panel is decorated with featuring bird and universal diamond motifs in supplementary brocade. Dimensions: Length 23 " Width 56". The item "Hand-woven Antique Guatemalan Textile Very Rare Tecpan Ceremonial Huipil 1960" is in sale since Tuesday, November 13, 2018. This item is in the category "Clothing, Shoes & Accessories\World & Traditional Clothing\Latin America". The seller is "coleccionlunavintage" and is located in Marietta, Georgia.

This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Gender: Women
  • Size: Free Size
  • Style: Huipil
  • Color: Multi-Color
  • Material: 100% Cotton
  • Country/Region of Manufacture: Guatemala

Hand-woven Antique Guatemalan Textile Very Rare Tecpan Ceremonial Huipil 1960   Hand-woven Antique Guatemalan Textile Very Rare Tecpan Ceremonial Huipil 1960