Tag Archives: Mayan blouse

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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Feminists and Huipiles

HAPPY BIRTHDAY MOMMA! This is a hupil I made from an old pair of sweat pants and lace remnants given to me, in part, by my mom. The red stitching running across the front diagonally reads “feminist“. Not long ago, … Continue reading

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