Quetzaltenango

Colorful vintage smaller huipil with beautiful weaving and striking embroidery! It is from the Quetzaltenango region of Guatemala (Frequently referred to as Xela). This stunning huipil measures 23 1/2″ across the shoulders, and 22″ from the neckline to the bottom edges (folded). The neck opening is round and measures 5 1/2″ in diameter. The sides are stitched to create armholes.

 This brightly colored huipil is accented with embroidery that features flowers and doves around the neck and flowers down the front and back on a woven background. The detailed embroidery on the collar is roses of pink, blue and red with matching patterns on front and back. The woven background is full of colors of yellow/gold and burgundy. The neckline and sleeves are trimmed with a royal blue velvet accent trim.

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 This vintage huipil is in good/fair used condition. The lower white cotton section has a few discolorations and faint stains. Some of the stitching is slightly worn. This is a very lovely vintage textile.

$30.00

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