This is a more modernized version, simpler design. For daily wear. This can be worn with a long wide skirt with a flowered pattern. This material is cheaper than the others shown and more readily available to women with limited economic resources. They often wear it with an enagua de enredo, a length of material wrapped around the hips reaching to the ankles and tied with a sash, the more traditional skirt of the women of the Isthmus of Tehuantepec. Wide skirts with petticoats became popular in the later half of the nineteenth century.
Huipil from the collection of Dr. Francie Chassen-López. Photo taken by the University of Kentucky Libraries.
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