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Ceremonial-Huipil from Tecpán
$7500

Ceremonial-Huipil from Tecpán
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  • Ceremonial-Huipil from Tecpán
  • Ceremonial-Huipil from Tecpán
  • Ceremonial-Huipil from Tecpán
  • Ceremonial-Huipil from Tecpán

The following item belongs to the range of “Antique and Rare Items of the Casa de Artes’ Treasures Series”. This item can only be purchased online using PAYPAL or a US Dollar Check sent to our P.O. Box address in Florida, USA. For buying instructions and more pictures, please contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Two panel Ceremonial Huipil for a Texel.  The warp background is woven with cuyuscate and cotton.  The piece shows a 4 selvedge ends.  The opening for the head is decorated with satin ribbon.  All the cuyuscate is hand spun.  Designs: zoomorphic: birds and spider; Geom.: monstrance. 

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Age: Approximately woven in the 1950's
Ethnic Group: Kakchiquel
Origin: Tecpán, Chimaltenango
Materials: Silk, cuyuscate, cotton, mercerized cotton, satin ribbon for the collar; natural dyes: yellow.
Use: Ceremonial Huipil
Technique: Woven on a back strap loom
Size: Approximately 51” x 24.5”
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