Vintage Huipil Top - San Juan Sacatepequez

$123.00

This amazing Mayan blouse (Huipil) has a traditional intricate brocade work featuring geometric designs found in San Juan Sacatepéquez, Guatemala.

The huipils from San Juan Sacatepequez are known for their bright and bold colors. They often feature a combination of bright blues, greens, pinks, and yellows. This particular one has a soft pink base with purple and rainbow color stripes. The huipils from San Juan Sacatepequez are typically larger than huipils from other parts of Guatemala. They are designed to be worn loose and flowing, rather than fitted. These unique characteristics make them easily recognizable and highly prized by collectors and admirers of Mayan textiles.

Please review measurements below to ensure proper fit. All sales are final.

Measurements on flat surface: Sizes are a "fits like" guide and not a standard measurement.
  • This Huipil can easily be worn as a Medium, Large and Extra Large.
  • Bust (armpit to armpit) 27” inches wide
  • Length 21” inches long
  • 100% cotton but this fabric is typically lightweight and breathable. 
  • Condition: Great vintage condition. Please note that this blouses has lived a previous life and therefore shows some signs of age but DOES NOT have any holes or repairs. The embroidery is in remarkably great condition.
  • This Huipil was ethically sourced and purchased with fair trade practices; ensuring the artisan was paid fairly.

CARE:

  • This Huipil was 100% handmade from beginning to end; therefore naturally there will be some imperfections. You could see some loose threads, DO NOT pull just snip with scissors. Or you can use BLOUSE SNAG REPAIR NEEDLE to repair weaving stiches.
  • For a better care, we recommend hand wash or DELICATE cycle only.
  • Dry flat