San Mateo Ixtatán


San Mateo Ixtatán

San Mateo Ixtatán

VERY HARD TO FIND in rare green color! Beautiful vintage huipil from San Mateo Ixtatán in the northern region of Huehuetenango in Guatemala. These are becoming very, very difficult to find! Very large lovely hand woven huipil, accented with circles and sunbursts throughout. This amazing huipil measures 26″ across the shoulders, and 34 1/2″ from the neckline to the bottom edges (folded). The neck opening is round and measures 7″ in diameter. The sides are stitched closed to create the arm holes, but can easily be unstitched if desired.

This huipil is very beautiful with a hand woven pattern throughout the blouse. It includes the classic sunbursts in reds, greens, and yellows with accents of blues and oranges. This huipil from the northern part of Guatemala shows some similarity with the colors seen in Mexican huipiles. But because of the remote location of San Mateo Ixtatán, it truly has a style and design of its own. The woven background is simple double-layer white cotton muslin. This is a rare chance to have such a beautiful huipil.

This huipil is in very good used condition for its age, with minimal sign of wear. There are a few loose threads, but the style of embroidery lends itself to have what appears to be loose threads, but actually are the ends of the embroidery floss that have come ‘untucked’. There is some slight discoloration in the muslin fabric, but it blends with the normal variation in the natural colored fabric.

$175.00

San Mateo Ixtatán

San Mateo Ixtatán

Striking design from the very remote town of San Mateo Ixtatán in the Guatemalan department of Huehuetenango. This vintage tzute is actually a huipil that has not been finished. New huipiles are generally purchased by their owners unfinished. They then decide what style and decoration they want for the collars and sleeves. This beautiful ‘unfinished’ huipil has many uses, from carrying items to wearing folded on the head. This tzute measures 32″ wide and 59″ long.

This tzute is lovely with its hand-embroidered design in brilliant colors of red, yellow, purple, black, and blue sewn on a simple muslin cotton background. The design has the round ‘suns’ radiating from the center as the traditional design from San Mateo Ixtatán.

This tzute is in very good used condition for its age, with a few minor signs of wear. There is a slight discoloration in some areas of the muslin and a couple of marks left from where the artist outlined their woven design.

$125.00

SOLD

San Mateo Ixtatán

San Mateo Ixtatán

Very rare, vintage tzute from the remote village of San Mateo Ixtatán. These are very difficult to come by. This beautiful tzute measures 35″ by 53″ and is fully finished.

This vintage tzute is in very good condition for its age. It shows some dingy/dirty sections along the edges in the white muslin fabric that is the base of this beautiful textile.

$190.00

San Mateo Ixtatán

San Mateo Ixtatán

Striking design from the very remote town of San Mateo Ixtatán in the Guatemalan department of Huehuetenango. This tzute is actually a huipil that has not been finished. New huipiles are generally purchased by their owners unfinished. They then decide what style and decoration they want for the collars and sleeves. This beautiful ‘unfinished’ huipil has many uses, from carrying items to wearing folded on the head. This tzute measures 36″ wide and 54″ long.

This tzute is lovely with its hand-embroidered design in brilliant colors of red, yellow, purple, and blue sewn on a simple muslin cotton background. The design has the round ‘suns’ radiating from the center as the traditional design from San Mateo Ixtatán.

This tzute is in very good used condition, with a few minor signs of wear. There is a slight discoloration in a few small areas of the lower edge of the muslin and a couple of marks left from where the artist outlined their woven design.

$120.00

SOLD

San Mateo Ixtatán

San Mateo Ixtatán (Ceremonial)

Absolutely huge and stunning museum piece!! This beautiful and rare ceremonial huipil measures 44″ across the shoulders, and 29″ from the neckline to the bottom edges (folded). The neck opening is round and measures 6″ in diameter.

This huge huipil is breathtaking with its elaborate fully hand-embroidered design in brilliant colors of red, yellow, purple, fuchsia, and blue sewn on a simple muslin background. Two huipiles were made and sewn back to back to create this very large and very heavy reversible huipil. The design has the round ‘suns’ radiating from the collar and are accented with elegant black cats. The lower edge of the huipil is full of fuchsia flowers, butterflies, cats, and quetzals. This huipil weighs approximately 4 pound 12 ounces. True ceremonial huipiles from San Mateo Ixtatán are very difficult to come by. This huipil bears the initials ‘SI’ on the lower section on one side.

This huipil is in excellent used condition, the only flaw being a very small spot on the lower white section on one side.

$375.00

San Mateo Ixtatán

VERY HARD TO FIND beautiful huipil from San Mateo Ixtatán in the northern region of Huehuetenango in Guatemala. These are becoming very, very difficult to find! Very large lovely hand woven huipil, accented with circles and sunbursts throughout. This amazing huipil measures 28″ across the shoulders, and 33″ from the neckline to the bottom edges (folded). The neck opening is round and measures 6″ in diameter. The sides are stitched closed to create the arm holes, but can easily be unstitched if desired.

This huipil is very beautiful with a hand woven pattern throughout the blouse. It includes the classic sunbursts in reds, oranges, and yellows with accents of blues and greens. This huipil from the northern part of Guatemala shows some similarity with the colors seen in Mexican huipiles. But because of the remote location of San Mateo Ixtatán, it truly has a style and design of its own. The woven background is simple white cotton muslin. This is a rare chance to have such a beautiful huipil.

This huipil is in great used condition, with minimal sign of wear. There are a few loose threads, but the style of embroidery lends itself to have what appears to be loose threads, but actually are the ends of the embroidery floss that have come ‘untucked’. There is some slight discoloration in the muslin fabric near the bottom edge, but it blends with the normal variation in the natural colored fabric.

$160.00

SOLD

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