huipil

A loose-fitting,  slip-over cotton blouse, traditionally worn by indigenous women from central Mexico to Central America. The weave or design of each huipil is significant, as each region, town, and village possesses its own pattern.  Pronunciation here. Web resource here.

huipilHuipil. Cotton. Kaqchikel Maya. San Antonio Aguas Calientes, Guatemala. Ca. 1930-1970. Textile Museum of Canada, Toronto.