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Source: The Industrial Revolution's Latest Conquest
The End of a Mayan Tradition. Now you will see more Fakes on-line and in Guatemala Markets. Buy the real thing from Ethical Fashion Guatemala.
Beautiful huipil, isn’t it? It’s the current style, one of them. In some parts of Guatemala monochromatics are the moda, so this would likely be worn with a multi-green skirt if the woman is from one of those areas. (In some places that fashion has already passed.)
In the past, a huipil like this was woven on a backstrap loom, utilizing a hand-picked brocade technique, and would likely take a couple of months to weave. In some places it still is and does.
One panel for a huipil that is far more complex than the green one. To finish this one could easily take four months. (Easily in time, not effort.)
But whereas the industrial revolution arrived on North American shores some 200 years ago, for traditional clothing it is only just getting to Guatemala. That green huipil is not an example of handwoven brocade, but an industrially produced…
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