Guatemala

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Huipil XXIII - Statement Framed Textile

This product belongs in the following collections:

Huipil XXIII - Statement Framed Textile

Huipil XXIII - Statement Framed Textile

$1450

Huipil XXIII - Statement Framed Textile

Guatemala

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$1450

The woven textile is carefully applied to a flax linen substrate, which provides a border between the textile and frame. This piece is available in our lucite frame. Our signature gold St. Frank plate is featured in the bottom right-hand corner of each piece. Framed dimensions of this piece are 28.5" W x 25.75" H.

The huipil is a traditional female blouse worn across the Mesoamerican region. This loose fitting tunic has been worn since pre-Columbian times, and remains the most common garment worn by indigenous Mesoamerican females today, particularly the Mayas in Guatemala. Huipil are created on a backstrap loom and heavily decorated with woven designs. Many weavers also incorporate intricate embroidery patterns within their weaving. This vintage, limited edition piece, woven in the huipil style, was used for ceremonial purposes.