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Chenalho Huipil | by Teyacapan
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Chenalho Huipil

This huipil was purchased from a Tzotzil Maya woman in the region of Chenalho Chiapas Mexico in August 2007. The black designs are embroidered on the cotton fabric. A few years ago, these designs would have been red, but many Maya women now prefer darker colors for their clothing. The designs are accented with bright metallic threads

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Taken on August 18, 2007