This is a gorgeous, old huipil, or over blouse, woven and worn by a Mayan woman in Guatemala. The colors combine beautifully. It's not fitted so it is perfect for wearing with skinny jeans or with a belt over a full skirt. In general these old huipiles are woven as two separate strips on a backstrap loom, then made into blouses with the embroidery around the neck and the stitching down the center. This one is hand embroidered on top of the dark gray cotton woven on a back strapped loom.
The size is medium large to large. They are basically a square shape so they are not fitted and VERY comfortable. This one is open on the sides so it can either be worn over another top or sewn up the sides. Multi-colored designs on a faded, dark gray-black background. Very beautiful.
It is also gorgeous hanging on the wall!
One of a kind
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dimensions: medium-large size, 30" wide by 25" long from the shoulder