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. Handwoven, one of a kind, one size fits all, same hand embroidery on both sides, & in excellent, gently used condition with stunning craftsmanship. Traditional intricate brocade work found in San Pedro Sacatepequez, Guatemala ca 1960. Great for a poncho/shirt or decorative as a wall hanging! The item "Maya Woman's Vintage Geometric Huipil/Poncho San Pedro Guatemala ca 1960" is in sale since Wednesday, February 28, 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.