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Ceremonial (Wedding) Huipil from Santa Lucia Utatlán
$15500

Ceremonial (Wedding) Huipil from Santa Lucia Utatlán
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  • Ceremonial (Wedding) Huipil from Santa Lucia Utatlán
  • Ceremonial (Wedding) Huipil from Santa Lucia Utatlán
  • Ceremonial (Wedding) Huipil from Santa Lucia Utatlán
  • Ceremonial (Wedding) Huipil from Santa Lucia Utatlán
  • Ceremonial (Wedding) Huipil from Santa Lucia Utatlán
  • Ceremonial (Wedding) Huipil from Santa Lucia Utatlán
  • Ceremonial (Wedding) Huipil from Santa Lucia Utatlán

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.  White background with a few stains.  Designs are woven with cotton and silk.  The opening for the head is cut out and has a decoration of a white lace. The sleeves have the same type of lace.   The piece is completely brocaded with designs.  Designs: geometric, horses, human figures, trees.  

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Age: Approximately woven in the 1930’s
Ethnic Group: K’iché
Origin: Santa Lucia Utatlán, Sololá
Materials: Cotton, silk; natural dyes: yellow, indigo, indigo plus, orange, purple
Use: Wedding Huipil
Technique: Woven on a foot loom
Size: Approximately 35.5” x 40”
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