719 Tecpan-1306Tecpán

This striking huipil is from the area of Tecpán. This lovely huipil measures 38” across the shoulders, and 28″ from the neckline to the bottom edges (folded), The neck opening is scalloped shaped and measures approximately 5 1/4″ in diameter with an additional 2 1/2″ slit to allow it to pull easily over average sized adult head. The sides have been sewn to create armholes.

This huipil has wonderfully bright colors and hand weaving that features flowers in vases throughout the textile. The colors are shades of pinks, purples, greens, reds and yellows. There is blue velveteen trim accenting the collar and sleeves with sweet machine embroidered around the neck opening. The background fabric is heavier woven cotton acrylic blend.

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This huipil is in great used condition with few signs of wear, a few loose threads and some loose weaving in the lower section. A beautiful textile!



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