huipil (Blouse)

About this object

History of use

Blouse and skirt (part b) worn for festivals, such as velas and mayorduomos.

Physical description

Black velvet blouse with embroidery. The blouse has a rectangular shape with a round neck and no sleeves. On the front and back are large floral and leaf motifs in orange, red, yellow, pink, purple and green on black ground. The inner lining is black cotton with a white dot pattern.