Purchased from The Guatemalan Indian Centre in London, 1992 3 4-selvedge, narrow red and white striped panels are sewn together, with a square neckline cut out of the central panel. The edges of the neckline are buttonholed in yellow and green, and the central panel is joined to the two outer ones with colourful randa. The huipil has large areas of red single-faced brocading over the chest and back, almost completely obscuring the striped material on which it is worked, and small square motifs in various weft-wrapping techniques superimposed over the red brocading and dotted around the lower parts.

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