Colotenango huipil, possibly ceremonial considering its large size and classic style. W92 x L131 cm opened. This post-1980 huipil was hand woven on a back strap loom in three red and white striped cotton base panels. The center panel is wider and more heavily decorated. “The [Colotenango] huipil is short, relatively wide and is worn hanging loose outside the corte. The brocade often includes small, multi-colored diamonds or squares woven in a soumak technique over a red and white warp-striped base cloth.” (Centro de Textiles Tradicionales Nim Po’t, see This is a classic example. The head and arm holes are trimmed with a hand embroidered chain stitch. It is in excellent condition. It was acquired from Ana Carolina Ajanel of Chichicastenango. (10-27) $ 150. Sold.