514 Santiago Atitlan-0285Santiago Atitlán

Very unique hand woven huipil with embroidery and crochet flower accents! It is from the town of Santiago Atitlán on the shores of Lake Atitlán. This elegant huipil measures 30 1/2″ across the shoulders, and 25″ from the neckline to the bottom edges (folded). The neck opening is round and measures 6″ in diameter. The sides have been stitched closed to create armholes.

This huipil is very nice with extensive hand embroidery and crochet that feature flowers on the front and back as well as around the collar. The woven striped cotton background is soft pale blue with stripes of dark purple, red, and green. Some of the designs are accented with faint metallic thread.

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This huipil is in very good used condition, with little sign of wear, perhaps a few loose threads. There is one small section where the red color has run into the blue background, but it does not detract from the beauty of this vintage garment!



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