Red Huipil

Mini Framed Print

Red Huipil

Mini Framed Print

8.5" W x 8.5" H
Printed
Guatemala
$95 $185 Sale

The Huipil, or blouse, is a traditional female costume worn across the Mesoamerican region. This loose fitting tunic has... READ MORE

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Provenance

Printed
Guatemala

The Huipil, or blouse, is a traditional female costume worn across the Mesoamerican region. This loose fitting tunic has been worn since before the arrival of the Spanish to the Americas, 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 piece is a fragment of ceremonial huipil. There are only two St. Frank pillows created from this unique textile.

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This archival print is float-mounted on a natural linen, which provides a 1" border between the print and frame. The print itself is subtly blind embossed with our monogram in the bottom right hand corner.

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Provenance

The Huipil, or blouse, is a traditional female costume worn across the Mesoamerican region. This loose fitting tunic has been worn since before the arrival of the Spanish to the Americas, 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 piece is a fragment of ceremonial huipil. There are only two St. Frank pillows created from this unique textile.