Huipil from Coban by Virginia Tziboy, Casa de Artes' (Guatemala)
The Blouse was woven on a back strap loom in three panels, made in the same traditional technique from the town, Coban. It was woven by Rosario Virginia Tziboy in the town of Coban.
The piece was woven in backyard of the weaver's house. It was woven in then same traditional technique from an everyday Huipil from Coban. It is woven with the traditional back strap loom and a hand embroidery neckline decoration.
The piece is woven in three panels as the traditional one. The neckline decoration is hand embroidered. It is special, because of the gauze weaving technique. The blouse is an everyday Huipil from Coban, woven on a back strap loom. The loom is the same loom used by the Mayas in Pre-Columbian times. The weavers adapted the traditional patterns to make their garments.
The back ground is woven in cotton. The designs are woven with rayon. Fibre It is produced locally, Guatemala.
SIZE 84 cm x 64 cm
It takes 4 weeks to make a piece like this.
Ready to dispatch 4 weeks after purchase.