Women´s everyday outfit from San Juan Cancuc

China poblana


Ethnic Group: Tseltal Maya

Huipil, 2018

Made by Maria Lopez Perez. Handwoven on backstrap loom fabric in white and varying shades of blue with red stripes on the white background and orange lines at the edges. Hand stitching in many colors joins the panels. Yoke of the dress in front and back woven with rectangles in synthetic threads of many shades of blue.

Wrap skirt, 2018

Factory made navy blue fabric.


Cotton sash woven on a backstrap loom

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