Vintage Red & White Cotton Mexican Huipil, Chiapas
This is a lovely woven and embroidered Mexican huipil handmade in Chiapas, Mexico. This short-sleeved blouse or "huipil" is constructed in the traditional square, unfitted way of huipiles from a heavier cotton. It is then bordado or embroidered on a back strap loom in a traditional design. This is a boxy medium size and is meant to be somewhat loose. Wash inside out in cold water, air dry and then light pressing. Sides are closed in brightly colored stitches. Colorful design on thin white and red striped background, tie at the neck with pompom closure.
state of origin: Chiapas
dimensions: MEDIUM 22" long, approx 29" wide, boxy shape