Three panelled Huipil woven on a back strap loom. These Huipiles are going to be used for special occasions especially if the lady belongs to the Cofradía (religious brotherhood). The side panels are brocaded with birds, geometrical patterns, zigzag forms representing lighting and rhombus representing planets. The central panel is also woven with the same patterns and colour combination, but the designs are repeated more often. All the patterns are woven in. The neckline decoration is hand embroidered representing the sun and the four phases of the moon (half moons). All the colours are chemical dyes. Please notice that the price includes FREE USPS Shipping!
Age: Approximately woven in the 2000’s
Ethnic Group: Ixil
Origin: San Juan Cotzal, El Quiché
Use: Ceremonial Huipil
Technique: woven on a back strap loom
Size: Approximately 37” x 40”