terno (Wedding Dress)

Physical description

White cotton huipil style wedding dress. Made of three panels of fabric, stitched together with sections of olive green, green and dark red zigzags. The armholes and neck hole are embroidered with sections of various colours. The chest has a large rectangular embroidered design of diamonds and stripes, a cross which extends up out of the design, and a small area of feathers. A smaller embroidered rectangle is on the back. Triangles, T-shapes, and lines are embroidered in rows along the hem with rows of chicken feathers overtop.