472 San Martin Chile Verde-1385San Martín Sacatepequez

Huipil from the San Martín Sacatepequez region of Guatemala, also know as San Martín Chile Verde. This large and lovely huipil measures 35″ across the shoulders, 30 1/2″ from the neckline to the bottom edges (folded). The neck opening is round and measures 5″ in diameter with an additional 2″ slit on the side.

This huipil is brightly colored with elaborate embroidery that features various multi-colored birds and triangles throughout the body in yellow, green, and purple. It is decorated with detailed flowers at the neckline, and a mayan girl embroidered in the center of each side. The neckline is trimmed in soft red velvet. The sleeves are trimmed in similar red velvet. The background fabric is black cotton blend.

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This huipil is in excellent used condition, with little sign of wear, perhaps a few loose threads and some wear on the velvet areas.



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