San Martín Chile Verde

Very stunning embroidered huipil! It is from the San Martín Sacatepéquez region of Guatemala; also know as San Martín Chile Verde. This huipil measures 22 1/2″ across the shoulders, 14 1/2″ from the neckline to the bottom edges (folded). The neck opening is round and measures 5″ in diameter with an additional 1″ opening cut on the side of the neck.

This huipil is stunning and brightly colored with elaborate embroidery that features various multi-colored diamonds and triangles throughout the body in turquoise greens, and deep purples. It is decorated across the chest and across the shoulders with designs of corn plants. The neckline is trimmed in soft red velvet as well as the sleeves. The background fabric is black cotton.

This huipil is in good condition, with a few signs of wear. The opening cut at the neck has frayed a small amount.