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Old Ceremonial Huipil from Patzún with Satin
$4500

Old Ceremonial Huipil from Patzún
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  • Old Ceremonial Huipil from Patzún
  • Old Ceremonial Huipil from Patzún
  • Old Ceremonial Huipil from Patzún
  • Old Ceremonial Huipil from Patzún

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..

 

The huipil is woven in 2 panels. The piece shows a 4 selvedge ends. The warp background is woven with cotton and shows a red background and warp lines dyed with natural dyes. The weft is woven with white hand spun cotton thread.  The opening for the head shows 2 half-moons made with satin ribbon and silk embroidery.  The randa is embroidered with cotton.  Designs: geometric: phases of the moon. 

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Age: Approximately woven in the 1930’s
Ethnic Group: Kakchiquel
Origin: Patzún, Chimaltenango
Materials: Cotton, silk, satin ribbon; natural dyes: indigo, yellow, indigo plus; dyes: alizarin.
Use: Ceremonial Huipil
Technique: Woven on a back strap loom
Size: Approximately 47" x 21.5"
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