Unique and elegant ‘fusion’ huipil with beautiful colors from the town of Todos Santos Cuchumatán. This lovely huipil measures 27″ across the shoulders and 25″ from the neckline to the bottom edges (folded). The neck opening is scalloped shaped and measures 4 1/2″ by 6″ (tight fit for avg head size). The sides have been sewn to create armholes.
This daily use vintage huipil is striking with a design that incorporates the bodice section of a huipil from the San Lucas Tolimán area around Lake Atitlán with its small squares of geomorphic figures woven throughout the bodice. Women have begun to admire designs found in different regions and incorporate them into their local styles. The collar and sleeve openings are trimmed with a purple velvet accent. The background fabric is woven striped cotton blend.
This vintage huipil is in very good used condition. There are a few loose threads and some slight wear of the velvet trim on the collar and sleeve openings. A wonderfully striking huipil!