Tag Archives: Huipiles

Huipil from Aguacatan #146

Originally posted on Ixchel Textiles – Tejidos Ixchel:
Aguacatan Exquisite satin design from the region of Aguacatan. This beautiful huipil is highly influenced by the Mexican style of huipil with a white background and lots of orange and red colors.…

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Backstrap Weaving- Putting Down Roots and Weaving a Guatemalan Tree (Part 1)

Originally posted on Backstrap Weaving:
PUTTING DOWN ROOTS AND WEAVING A GUATEMALAN TREE (PART ONE) It is exciting how much interest there is out there in backstrap weaving. Some people are attracted to all the beautiful pick-up patterns they have…

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Huipil of the day

Originally posted on tara whalley:
I love seeing what everyone wears to work each day- not your usual blue tie job! This huipil has patterns I hardly see, I was really drawn to the colour pallete and the circular motifs,…

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Chichicastenango – Good Guipil Hunting

huipil motif

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Textiles of Chiapas – January 2011

Originally posted on Living Textiles of Mexico:
Currently I’m exploring the textiles of the Highland Mayas of Chiapas by visiting villages, markets, and if I’m lucky.  a festival or ceremony  in process. Many villages are having the changing of their…

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