Colotenango wedding huipil.
W92 x L158 cm opened. This post-1980 wedding huipil was hand woven on a back strap loom in three cotton panels.
“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 nimpot.com) This example differs in that it is relatively large and
is very unusual in blue. The head and arm holes are lined with hand embroidered chain stitch. It is in excellent condition,
probably new, but perhaps worn once. It was acquired from Jose Maria Pocop Barreno (El Guipil Collection) of Panajachel.
(8-33) $ 220. SOLD.