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Folk clothing of Guatemala

Posted: Fri Apr 13, 2018 8:25 am
by sofiya
Beautiful woven pattern on huipil from Chichicastenango (Guatemala). Huipil is the traditional blouse worn in several countries of American continent: Guatemala, Mexico, etc. This blouse or tunic originates from Maya culture.

The patterns on huipiles are woven, not embroidered. On this particular huipil, only the neckline is adorned with embroidery – the shape of decorations look like the sun rays.
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