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616 Faja Santiago Chimaltenango-0451Santiago Chimaltenango

Striking faja from the area of Santiago Chimaltenango in the department of Huehuetenango. Lovely and long faja beautifully woven with accent squares of Mayan geomorphic figures running most the length. This faja measures 2 3/8″ wide, by 88″ long, not including the approximately 4″ of tassel braid at the end. The design measures about 20″ on each end, with the middle section having no design.

This faja is accented with acrylic blend thread designs on a woven red cotton striped background fabric. The accents are in a variety of pastel hued colors including greens, pinks, purples, lemon yellows, etc. Very lovely to look at! This faja also has a matching corte (skirt) and huipil (blouse) that creates a complete traje (outfit).

Additional photos can be found here.

This faja is in very good used condition. The are no obvious signs of wear, but perhaps a loose thread.

$38.00

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595 Faja Santiago Chimaltenango-0166Santiago Chimaltenango

Detailed faja from the town of Santiago Chimaltenango in the department of Huehuetenango. Lovely and long faja beautifully woven with nubby colorful woven accents. This faja measures 3 1/8″ wide, by 130″ long, with about 5″ of tassel braid at the end. The design measures about 45″ on one end and 42″ on the other, with the middle section having no woven accent design.

This faja is accented with cotton blend thread designs on a woven red cotton background fabric that has heather brown stripes. The accents are in a variety of pastel hued colors including greens, pinks, purples, lemon yellows, etc. Very lovely to look at! This faja also has a matching corte (skirt) and huipil (blouse) that creates a complete traje (outfit).

Additional photos can be found here.

This faja is in very good used condition, with perhaps a few loose threads. The is a very small section that has a dark smudge/stain, it is difficult to notice. A spectacular vintage textile!

$48.00

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593 Corte Santiago Chimaltenango-0154Santiago Chimaltenango

Striking woven corte from the area of Santiago Chimaltenango in the department of Huehuetenango. This woven corte, or mayan skirt is a wrap-around skirt that consists of a cut of cloth joined to form a tube into which the woman steps. Excess material is wrapped around the body and folded at the waist in pleats, and tied with a faja (belt). This elegant corte measures 34″ wide and 42″ long (doubled). This corte has the opening at the long sides as shown in the picture of the corte hanging. If the stitching joining the sides of the tube were removed, this fabric would measure approximately 34″ by 84″ laid out flat.

 This corte is beautiful with its simple design and colorful dashes and circles that compliment the huipiles from the Santiago Chimaltenango region. The designs are done in a wonderful variety of colors on the black background fabric. The corte is made of a cotton blend with delicate metallic accent stripes. Fabric from cortes can be used in a variety of ways, such as table covers, bed covers, curtains, throw pillows, clothing, etc.

Additional photos can be found here.

 This corte is in great used condition, with little sign of wear, perhaps a few loose threads.

$39.00

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590 Faja Santiago Chimaltenango-0107Santiago Chimaltenango

Detailed faja from the area of Santiago Chimaltenango in the department of Huehuetenango. Lovely and long faja beautifully woven with colorful accents approximately every 2″ along the lower sections. This faja measures 3″ wide, by 120″ long, not including the approximately 5″ of tassel braid at the end. The design measures about 33″ on one end and 37″ on the other, with the middle section having no design.

This faja is accented with acrylic blend thread designs on a woven red cotton blend background fabric. The accents are in a variety of pastel hued colors including greens, pinks, purples, lemon yellows, etc. Very lovely to look at! This faja also has a matching corte (skirt) and huipil (blouse) that creates a complete traje (outfit).

Additional photos can be found here.

This faja is in good used condition, with perhaps a few loose threads and a bit of wear along the edges at one end. Some of the design shows slight wear. A very stunning vintage textile!

$38.00

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589 Corte Santiago Chimaltenango-0113Santiago Chimaltenango

Striking woven corte from the area of Santiago Chimaltenango in the department of Huehuetenango. This woven corte, or mayan skirt is a wrap-around skirt that consists of a cut of cloth joined to form a tube into which the woman steps. Excess material is wrapped around the body and folded at the waist in pleats, and tied with a faja (belt).

 This corte is beautiful with its simple design and colorful dashes and circles that compliment the huipiles from the Santiago Chimaltenango region. The mayan star designs are done in a wonderful variety of colors on the black background fabric. The corte is made of a cotton blend with cotton woven accents. Fabric from cortes can be used in a variety of ways, such as table covers, bed covers, curtains, throw pillows, clothing, etc.

Additional photos can be found here.

 This corte is in great used condition, with little sign of wear, perhaps a few loose threads.

$56.00

SOLD

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583 Faja Santiago Chimaltenango-0083Santiago Chimaltenango

Detailed faja from the area of Santiago Chimaltenango in the department of Huehuetenango. Lovely and long faja beautifully woven with nubby colorful woven accents. This faja measures 2″ wide, by 100″ long, with about 4″ of tassel braid at the end. The design measures about 31″ on one end and 35″ on the other, with the middle section having no design.

This faja is accented with acrylic blend thread designs on a woven red cotton background fabric. The accents are in a variety of pastel hued colors including greens, pinks, purples, lemon yellows, etc. Very lovely to look at! This faja also has a matching corte (skirt) and huipil (blouse) that creates a complete traje (outfit).

Additional photos can be found here.

This faja is in great used condition, with perhaps a few loose threads.

$48.00

SOLD

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527 Santiago Chimaltenango-0271Santiago Chimaltenango

Ornate smaller blousa huipil from the area of Santiago Chimaltenango. Unique blouse style huipil worn only in two areas of Guatemala. This huipil is beautifully woven with stripes throughout the bodice with accent squares of Mayan geomorphic figures weaving across the chest, back, shoulders and sleeves. Simple open collar. This blouse-style with added sleeves is common for the areas of Santiago Chimaltenango and Sololá.

This smaller huipil measures 20″ across the shoulders (not including the length of the sleeves), 23″ from the shoulders to the bottom hem, and the neck opening is a trimmed collar that measures 19″ in total circumference including a slit down the front that measures 4 1/2″ in length. The sleeves each measure 8″ in length.

This huipil is accented with acrylic blend thread designs on a woven red cotton background fabric. The accents are in a variety of pastel hued colors including greens, pinks, purples, lemon yellows, etc. Very lovely to look at! There are detailed geomorphic figures on the front and mayan stars woven below the collar.

Additional photos can be found here.

This huipil is in very good used condition, with a few small and faint stains in the deep red area, but they do not detract from the beauty of this blouse!

$56.00

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515 Santiago Chimaltenango-0232Santiago Chimaltenango

Striking blousa huipil from the area of Santiago Chimaltenango. Unique blouse style huipil worn only in two areas of Guatemala. This huipil is beautifully woven with stripes throughout the bodice with accent squares of Mayan geomorphic figures weaving across the chest, back, shoulders and sleeves. Simple open collar. This blouse-style with added sleeves is common for the areas of Santiago Chimaltenango and Sololá.

This huipil measures 24″ across the shoulders (not including the length of the sleeves), 25″ from the shoulders to the bottom hem, and the neck opening is a trimmed collar that measures 22″ in total circumference including a slit down the front that measures 5″ in length. The sleeves each measure 10″ in length.

This huipil is accented with acrylic blend thread designs on a woven red cotton background fabric. The accents are in a variety of pastel hued colors including greens, pinks, purples, lemon yellows, etc. Very lovely to look at! There are detailed geomorphic figures on the front and raised weaving featured below the collar.

Additional photos can be found here.

This huipil is in very good used condition, with two small worn areas, one on each end of the sleeves, but they do not detract from the beauty of this blouse!

$60.00

SOLD



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440 Santiago Chimaltenango-0245Santiago Chimaltenango

Striking blousa huipil from the area of Santiago Chimaltenango. This unique blouse style huipil is generally worn only in two areas of Guatemala. It is beautifully woven with stripes throughout the bodice with elaborate mayan geomorphic figures weaving across the chest, back, shoulders and sleeves. Simple open collar. This blouse-style with added sleeves is common for the areas of Santiago Chimaltenango and Sololá.

This huipil measures 23 1/2″ across the shoulders (not including the length of the sleeves), 20″ – 23″ from the shoulders to the bottom hem (front is longer than the back), and the neck opening is a trimmed collar that measures 21″ in total circumference including a slit down the front that measures 5 1/2″ in length. The sleeves each measure 9 1/2″ in length.

This huipil is accented with acrylic blend thread designs on a woven deep burgundy cotton blend background fabric. The accents are in a variety of pastel hued colors and are intriguing with designs of frogs, scorpions, ants, turkeys, wolves, peacocks, and horses. Some of these designs are not often found in huipiles. The background fabric is woven with horizontal rows of tied accents, creating an almost gauze style. This huipil also has a matching corte (skirt) and faja (belt) that creates a complete traje (outfit). There are detailed geomorphic figures of birds and flowers on the front and raised weaving featured below the collar.

Additional photos can be found here.

This huipil is in good used condition. The is little sign of wear, mainly a few loose threads and some minor wear around the collar. A very interesting textile!

$52.00

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431 Corte Santiago Chimaltenango-0049Santiago Chimaltenango

Striking woven corte from the area of Santiago Chimaltenango in the department of Huehuetenango. This woven corte, or mayan skirt is a wrap-around skirt that consists of a cut of cloth joined to form a tube into which the woman steps. Excess material is wrapped around the body and folded at the waist in pleats, and tied with a faja (belt). This colorful small corte measures 33 1/2″ wide and 84″ long (laid flat). Cortes are generally sewn together to make a tube, but this one is not. It is a full flat piece of fabric.

 This corte is beautiful with its simple design and peach and teal dashes that compliment the huipiles from the Santiago Chimaltenango region. The mayan star designs are done in a wonderful variety of colors on the black background fabric. The corte is made of a cotton blend with cotton woven accents. Fabric from cortes can be used in a variety of ways, such as table covers, bed covers, curtains, throw pillows, clothing, etc.

Additional photos can be found here.

 This corte is in very good used condition, with little sign of wear, perhaps a few loose threads.

$48.00

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422 Faja Santiago Chimaltenango-0565Santiago Chimaltenango

Detailed faja from the area of Santiago Chimaltenango in the department of Huehuetenango. Lovely and long faja beautifully woven with accents of Mayan geomorphic figures. This faja measures 2″ wide, by 100″ long, with about 4″ of tassel braid at the end. The design measures about 31″ on one end and 35″ on the other, with the middle section having no design.

This faja is accented with acrylic blend thread designs on a woven red cotton background fabric. The accents are in a variety of pastel hued colors including greens, pinks, purples, lemon yellows, etc. Very lovely to look at! This faja also has a matching corte (skirt) and huipil (blouse) that creates a complete traje (outfit).

Additional photos can be found here.

This faja is in good used condition, with perhaps a few loose threads.

$29.00

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414 Corte Santiago Chimaltenango-0093Santiago Chimaltenango

Striking vintage woven corte from the area of Santiago Chimaltenango in the department of Huehuetenango. This woven corte, or mayan skirt is a wrap-around skirt that consists of a cut of cloth joined to form a tube into which the woman steps. Excess material is wrapped around the body and folded at the waist in pleats, and tied with a faja (belt). This elegant corte measures 34″ wide and 42″ long (doubled). This corte has the opening at the long sides as shown in the picture of the corte hanging. If the stitching joining the sides of the tube were removed, this fabric would measure approximately 34″ by 84″ laid out flat.

 This corte is beautiful with its simple design and pale peach and teal stripes that compliment the huipiles from the Santiago Chimaltenango region. The designs are done in a wonderful variety of colors on the black background fabric. This is an older piece, with more muted colors and less elaborate patterns. The corte is made of a cotton blend with cotton woven accents. Fabric from cortes can be used in a variety of ways, such as table covers, bed covers, curtains, throw pillows, clothing, etc.

Additional photos can be found here.

 This vintage corte is in good used condition, with little sign of wear. There is some fading of the black background, mostly on the edges and and the underside of the fabric, as the women generally hang the clothes to dry in the sun with the reverse side out to prevent excessive fading.

$42.00




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Santiago Chimaltenango 403-0388Santiago Chimaltenango

Striking blousa huipil from the area of Santiago Chimaltenango. Unique blouse style huipil worn only in two areas of Guatemala beautifully woven with stripes throughout the bodice with accent squares of Mayan geomorphic figures weaving across the chest, back, shoulders and sleeves. Simple open collar. This blouse-style with added sleeves is common for the areas of Santiago Chimaltenango and Sololá.

This huipil measures 24″ across the shoulders (not including the length of the sleeves), 20 1/2″ from the shoulders to the bottom hem, and the neck opening is a trimmed collar that measures 22″ in total circumference including a slit down the front that measures 5″ in length. The sleeves each measure 7 1/2″ in length.

This huipil is accented with acrylic blend thread designs on a woven red cotton background fabric. The accents are in a variety of pastel hued colors including greens, pinks, purples, lemon yellows, etc. Very lovely to look at! This huipil also has a matching corte (skirt) and faja (belt) that creates a complete traje (outfit). There are detailed geomorphic figures of birds and flowers on the front and raised weaving featured below the collar.

Additional photos can be found here.

This huipil is in excellent used condition. The are no visible signs of wear, but perhaps a few loose thread. This is a very elegant textile and spectacular as a full traje/outfit! (See corte #361 and faja #385).

$75.00

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faja Santiago Chimaltenango 386-0558Santiago Chimaltenango

Striking faja from the area of Santiago Chimaltenango in the department of Huehuetenango. Lovely and long faja beautifully woven with accent squares of Mayan geomorphic figures running most the length. This slightly wider faja measures 2 1/2″ wide, by 116″ long, with about 4″ of tassel braid at the end. The design measures about 34″ on each end, with the middle section having no design.

This faja is accented with acrylic blend thread designs on a woven red cotton striped background fabric. The accents are in a variety of pastel hued colors including greens, pinks, purples, lemon yellows, etc. Very lovely to look at! This faja also has a matching corte (skirt) and huipil (blouse) that creates a complete traje (outfit).

Additional photos can be found here.

This faja is in very good used condition. The are no obvious signs of wear, but perhaps a loose thread.

$38.00

SOLD

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faja Santiago Chimaltenango 383-0567Santiago Chimaltenango

Striking faja from the area of Santiago Chimaltenango in the department of Huehuetenango. Lovely and long faja beautifully woven with accent squares of Mayan geomorphic figures running most the length. This faja measures 2″ wide, by 112″ long, with about 4″ of tassel braid at the end. The design measures about 31″ on each end, with the middle section having no design.

This faja is accented with acrylic blend thread designs on a woven red cotton striped background fabric. The accents are in a variety of pastel hued colors including greens, pinks, purples, lemon yellows, etc. Very lovely to look at! This faja also has a matching corte (skirt) and huipil (blouse) that creates a complete traje (outfit).

Additional photos can be found here.

This faja is in very good used condition. The are no obvious signs of wear, but perhaps a loose thread.

$38.00

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Santiago Chimaltenango

Striking woven corte from the area of Santiago Chimaltenango in the department of Huehuetenango. This woven corte, or mayan skirt is a wrap-around skirt that consists of a cut of cloth joined to form a tube into which the woman steps. Excess material is wrapped around the body and folded at the waist in pleats, and tied with a faja (belt). This elegant corte measures 34 1/2″ wide and 44″ long (doubled). This corte has the opening at the long sides as shown in the picture of the corte hanging. If the stitching joining the sides of the tube were removed, this fabric would measure approximately 34 1/2″ by 88″ laid out flat.

 This corte is beautiful with its simple design and lavender stripes that compliment the huipiles from the Santiago Chimaltenango region. The designs are done in a wonderful variety of colors that glow on the black background fabric. The corte is made of a cotton blend with cotton woven accents. The photos do not show how beautiful this corte is. Fabric from cortes can be used in a variety of ways, such as table covers, bed covers, curtains, throw pillows, clothing, etc.

Additional photos can be found here.

 This corte is in great used condition, with very little sign of wear. The is a very tiny hole/snag near one of the stripes that is very difficult to see and is impossible to show in photos.

$48.00

SOLD

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Santiago Chimaltenango

Striking woven corte from the area of Santiago Chimaltenango in the department of Huehuetenango. This woven corte, or mayan skirt is a wrap-around skirt that consists of a cut of cloth joined to form a tube into which the woman steps. Excess material is wrapped around the body and folded at the waist in pleats, and tied with a faja (belt).

 This wonderful and striking corte measures 33″ wide and 45″ long (doubled). Cortes are sewn together to make a tube. This corte has the opening at the sides as shown in the picture of the corte hanging. If the stitching joining the sides of the tube were removed, this fabric would measure approximately 33″ by 90″ laid out flat.

Additional photos can be found here.

 This corte is beautiful with its simple design and delicate light blue stripes that compliment the huipiles from the Santiago Chimaltenango region. The corte is made of a cotton blend. The photos do not show how beautiful this corte is. Fabric from cortes can be used in a variety of ways, such as table covers, bed covers, curtains, throw pillows, clothing, etc.

 This corte is in great used condition, with very little sign of wear. The is a very tiny hole/snag near one of the stripes that is very difficult to see and is impossible to show in photos.

$48.00

SOLD


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Santiago Chimaltenango

Striking blousa huipil from the area of Santiago Chimaltenango in the department of Huehuetenango. Unique blouse style huipil worn only in two areas of Guatemala beautifully woven with stripes throughout the bodice with accent squares of Mayan geomorphic figures weaving across the chest, back, shoulders and sleeves. Simple open collar. This blouse-style with added sleeves is common for the areas of Santiago Chimaltenango and Sololá. This huipil measures 23″ across the shoulders (not including the length of the sleeves), 21 1/2″ from the shoulders to the bottom hem, and the neck opening is a trimmed collar that measures 20″ in total circumference including a slit down the front that measures 5″ in length. The sleeves each measure 9 1/2″ in length.

This huipil is accented with acrylic blend thread designs on a woven red cotton background fabric. The accents are in a variety of pastel hued colors including greens, pinks, purples, lemon yellows, etc. Very lovely to look at! This huipil also has a matching corte (skirt) and faja (belt) that creates a complete traje (outfit).

Additional photos can be found here.

This huipil is in excellent used condition. The are no obvious signs of wear, but perhaps a loose thread.

$72.00

SOLD

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Santiago Chimaltenango

Striking blousa huipil from the area of Santiago Chimaltenango. Unique blouse style huipil worn only in two areas of Guatemala beautifully woven with stripes throughout the bodice with accent squares of Mayan geomorphic figures weaving across the chest, back, shoulders and sleeves. Simple open collar. This blouse-style with added sleeves is common for the areas of Santiago Chimaltenango and Sololá. This huipil measures 21 1/2″ across the shoulders (not including the length of the sleeves), 21 1/2″ from the shoulders to the bottom hem, and the neck opening is a trimmed collar that measures 19 1/2″ in total circumference including a slit down the front that measures 5″ in length. The sleeves each measure 10″ in length.

This huipil is accented with acrylic blend thread designs on a woven red cotton background fabric. The accents are in a variety of pastel hued colors including greens, pinks, purples, lemon yellows, etc. Very lovely to look at! This huipil also has a matching corte (skirt) and faja (belt) that creates a complete traje (outfit).

Additional photos can be found here.

This huipil is in excellent used condition. The are no obvious signs of wear, but perhaps a loose thread.

$72.00

SOLD



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