Antique Huipil for a girl (probably from Merida)

China poblana


Ethnic group: Mestiza

Donated by Angeles López-Portillo de Stiteler

Girl´s Huipil, 1908

Cotton fabric embroidered by hand with cotton threads of various colors at the neckline. This huipil was never worn and was restored in February 2017. A man from Pennsylvania in the United States bought the huipil during a business trip to Yucatan in 1908.

mom as china poblana.jpg
mom as china poblana.jpg