Colotenango daily huipil. W100 x L106 cm opened. This post-1980 daily huipil was hand woven on a back strap loom in three panels joined by hand embroidered decorative seams. The base fabric is “aleman”, a rayon-cotton blend prized by Maya women for its loose drape. “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 example is relatively large and has all the typical features. It is in excellent condition. It was acquired from Petronila Mendez Bocó of Santa Maria de Jesus. (7-224) $ 120 *SOLD*