Huipil XVI - Mini Framed Textile

Guatemala

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Huipil XVI - Mini Framed Textile

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Huipil XVI - Mini Framed Textile

Huipil XVI - Mini Framed Textile

Guatemala

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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 are 11.75" W x 9" 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. These vintage, limited edition pieces are each fragments of huipil, used to wrap around the base of a candle for safe carrying during ceremonies.

Framed dimensions are 11.75" W x 9" H.