Huipil from San Cristobal Totonicapan #997

$82.00

Unique embroidered huipil from the town of San Cristobal Totonicapan.

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Description

Very detailed embroidered huipil, full of flowers in a colorful garden! It is from the town of San Cristobal Totonicapan. This striking huipil measures 33″ across the shoulders* and 29″ across the chest*, and 28″ from the neckline to the bottom edges (folded). The neck opening is round and measures 6 1/4″ in diameter (snug fit over average head). The sides are stitched closed creating armholes. *There is stitching that runs over the shoulders from front to back that makes this huipil more narrow. If this stitching is removed, it would add approximately 4″ to the width of this huipil.

This huipil is beautiful with brilliantly colored all hand done embroidery that features flowers and baskets radiating from the neck opening and accenting the sleeve openings. The background is a commercial-made white fabric.

This huipil is in very good used condition with little sign of wear, such as a few loose threads in the bodice embroidery and some tiny spots on the white base fabric. A truly exquisite textile!

Additional information

Weight 1.2 lbs
Dimensions 15 × 12 × 1 in

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