Huipil Pillow VII

Guatemala

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Huipil Pillow VII

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Huipil Pillow VII

This product belongs in the following collections:

Huipil Pillow VII

Huipil Pillow VII

Guatemala

$175

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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 St. Frank vintage piece is a fragment of ceremonial huipil.

The woven textile is finished with our flax linen backing and closed by an invisible zipper with a gold pull. Our signature St. Frank plate is featured in the bottom right-hand corner of the pillow. The cushion is stuffed with an oversized down insert. The pillow dimensions are 11" W x 8" H.