Woman´s everyday outfit from Tenejapa

China poblana


Ethnic Group: Tseltal Maya

Donated by Angeles López-Portillo de Stiteler

Huipil, ca. 1985

Cotton huipil made in two pieces on a backstrap loom with woven wool designs at the neck in natural dyed threads. 2018.38.a

Skirt, ca. 1985

Two strips of woven navy blue cotton fabric with white lines joined with hand embroidery of different colors and accented with tiny flowers. 2018.38.b

Belt, ca. 1985

Handwoven brown belt of synthetic cotton with fringe at the end. 2018.38.c

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