Huipiles


Tecpán

Tecpán

Beautiful purple huipil from the town of Tecpán. This soft huipil measures 28″ across the shoulders, and 23″ from the shoulders to the bottom hem. The collar is diamond shaped and each of the four sides measures 5″.

This simple yet elegantly woven huipil features purple to pink zigzags of rivers throughout the body on a very dark navy background. The colorful accent is hand-guided machine embroidery that highlights the collar, shoulders, and flows down both the front and back of the lovely textile. The collar and shoulders are trimmed in royal blue velvet.

This huipil is in very good used condition; with perhaps a few loose threads.

$30.00

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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

Todos Santos

Todos Santos

Lovely child’s huipil from the town of Todos Santos. This huipil measures 22″ across the shoulders and 19 1/2″ from the shoulders to the bottom edge. The neck opening is sqaure and measures 2″ by 3″ with an additional 3″ slit openening on each side of the neck.

This sweet huipil is in very good condition with some slight wear on the blue lace section around the collar.

$25.00

San Antonio Palopó

San Antonio Palopó

Like new large huipil from the Lake Atitlán area. This crisp huipil has clean lines and colors that reflect the turquoise colored waters of the lake. This large huipil measures 27″ across the shoulders, 37 1/2″ from the shoulders to the bottom hem, and the collars is square and measures approximately 5 1/2″ by 5″.

This huipil is in excellent condition and has no sign of wear.

$28.00

Sololá

Sololá

Vintage Huipil from the department of Sololá. Traditional ikat style woven stripes throughout the bodice with accent weaving in the upper portion. Simple oval collar. The sides have had the stitching removed, but can easily be restitched to make sleeves. This huipil measures 31″ across the shoulders, 23″ from the shoulders to the bottom hem, and the neck opening is oval and measures approximately 6 1/2″ by 4 1/2″ with a small slit of 1″ to expand the opening a bit.

This vintage huipil is in good used condition. The weaving has a small amount of wear and there is some wear on the hand stitched trim around the collar.

$28.00

Santa Catarina Palopó

Santa Catarina Palopó

Beautiful blue on purple huipil with colors to match the waters of Lake Atitlán.  This wonderfully woven huipil refects the beauty of the Lake Atitlán waters. This huipil measures 29″ across the shoulders, 21″ from shoulders to bottom hem, and the collar is square and measures 5″ on each of the four sides.

This huipil is in very good used condition with very few signs of wear. There is a small dirt smudge/stain in the lower section on one side. Could possibly be washed out.

$52.00

Santa Catarina Palopó

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