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The huipile is a traditional, square-cut blouse that is hand-woven and heavily decorated with embroidered designs.

It is the most important part of the Maya woman’s costume.┬áThe weave, design and style of each huipile is indicative of the village it is from.

The huipiles are made with a back-strap loom by the women of the village, they take approximatively 3 months to make.

 

This unique huipile is from Nebaj, Guatemala

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