Vintage Red & Yellow Cotton Mexican Huipil, Pantelho, Chiapas
This is a lovely woven and embroidered vintage Mexican huipil handmade in Pantelho 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. Red Mayan design in shiny thread on white, yellow and red striped background.
state of origin: Chiapas
dimensions: MEDIUM 22" long, approx 29" wide, boxy shape