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Huipil Woman #2 | by lachapina
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Huipil Woman #2

I made this piece using pieces of used huipiles and cortes purchased here in Guatemala. A huipil is the traditional blouse worn by Guatemalan women and is sometimes spelled guipil. A corte is the traditional skirt.

 

The body is felt, and all pieces are glued onto 8X10" 140lb. watercolor paper.

 

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Taken on May 13, 2008